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Health Disparities and COVID-19 – Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA

May 27, 2020
Episode 27
Duration: 16:01

Lisa Fitzpatrick, MD, MPH, MPA, is a CDC-trained medical epidemiologist and board-certified infectious diseases physician with both domestic and global experience in public health. Dr. Fitzpatrick was recently named as a member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Sciences Roundtable on Health Literacy.

In this episode, Dr. Fitzpatrick discusses the reasons that health disparities have resulted in the COVID-19 crisis having a disproportionate impact on communities of color and the poor. She shares how health systems and communities can respond in both the short- and long-term to minimize disparities in access to credible health information.

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