Improving Black Women’s Health
A CDC Foundation Podcast
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This episode is hosted by Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation and host of today’s conversation. Every episode we hear from inspiring leaders and innovators who make the world healthier and safer for all of us. Contagious Conversations is brought to you by the CDC Foundation, an independent nonprofit that builds partnerships to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention save and improve more lives.
Joining her is Dr. Melody McCloud, an obstetrician gynecologist who became the first Black female to establish an OB-GYN practice in DeKalb County, Georgia. Dr. McCloud is the founder and Medical Director of Atlanta Women’s Healthcare PC, and lectures nationwide on women’s health, sex and social issues. Her recent book entitled Black Women’s Wellness: Your “I’ve Got This” Guide to Health, Sex and Phenomenal Living was released in January.
In this episode, they discuss the health threats faced by minority women, the vital role of equity and public health. And what steps women can take to live healthier lives.