ATLANTA – Emory Healthcare and Emory University are partnering with the Allen Entrepreneurial Institute (AEI) StartUp Factory to offer a series of virtual panel discussions to the Stonecrest and South DeKalb communities during the month of October. Economic development and public health topics will be discussed by community and health care leaders.
The series kicks off today (Oct. 1), 6 to 7:15 p.m.
Mental Health Panel Discussion
Moderator: DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson
Panelists: Nadine Kaslow, PhD, professor and vice chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Emory University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and chief psychologist at Grady Health System; Lori Abramson, clinical director, Behavioral Health at Oakhurst Medical Centers; and Revonda Cosby, executive director, Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area
Oct. 8: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 and Public Health
Moderator: Clarence Boone, Sr., director of Economic Development, City of Stonecrest
Panelists: Allison Chamberlain, PhD, research assistant Professor in Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University; Mike Carnathan, director Center for Livable Communities; and Emory Professor Tom Smith, PhD, Goizueta Business School
Oct. 15: Public Health Stats and Local Trends
Moderator: Ovid Barrow, MD, Hospitalist, Emory Hillandale Hospital.
Panelists: Sandra Ford, MD, District Health Director of the DeKalb County Board of Health and Monique Smith, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine
Oct. 22: Economics of Getting Back to Businesses
Moderator: Matthew Hampton, co-director AEI StartUp Factory.
Panelists: Clarence Boone, Sr., director of Economic Development, City of Stonecrest; Maria Hampton, co-director AEI StartUp Factory
Edwina Clanton, president, Stonecrest Business Alliance DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran Johnson
The series will be held virtually through Zoom. To learn more information about the health talk topics or to register, click here.
WHO: Stonecrest and South DeKalb communities
WHAT: COVID-19 Virtual Health Talks
WHEN: Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 6 to 7:15 p.m.
WHERE: Zoom. Click here for more information.