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American Democracy, the Pandemic, and the African American Community

March 26, 2021 | 2:00 pm–3:00 pm | Virtual Event

Dr. Treadwell was the first African American woman to integrate the University of South Carolina after Reconstruction as a result of a lawsuit in l963. She became the first black woman ever to graduate from that institution. She has received numerous honors and awards including the “Order of the Palmetto” the highest civilian award that the State of South Carolina can bestow in 2014 for her work in social and health justice, of which she will share with us in this talk.

Dr. Treadwell has numerous peer reviewed publications. She also serves as Section Editor on Racial, Gender and Ethnic Disparities for the American Journal of Men’s Health. She is Founding Director of the Community Voices: HealthCare for the Underserved and is a Professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine.


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