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Bright Spots in Healthcare

Nov 3, 2022

Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo, MD, MPH joins Eric to discuss place-based interventions and how they are used to address health inequities. The place-based model focuses on improving health that aligns with community members, businesses, schools, churches and other institutions in a specific geographic location (a specific community or zip code).

Omolara is a healthcare social entrepreneur, board-certified pediatrician, community health equity consultant, career transition & business coach, public health researcher & health justice advocate. She is CEO & co-founder of Strong Children Wellness, a multi-award-winning healthcare practice network in NYC, providing integrated physical, mental, and social health services for low-income communities of color. 


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