February 1, 2022

Interview with Dr. Pernessa Seele

Interview with Dr. Pernessa Seele

About This Episode

BrainStorm looks at the future through a societal lens as the US population transitions to minority majority.  Dr. Pernessa Seele, founder and CEO of The Balm in Gilead and longtime public health advocate, talks about the public health implications of this shift. Host, Meryl Comer, and Dr. “P” discuss the burden, impact and reality of stigma. With three decades of training and services to prevent disease and improve the health status of people of African descent, she is well aware of the hurdles to overcome and undo the stigma. 

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