Dr. LaVonna Lewis
USC School of Policy, Planning and Development
Dr. Lewis spoke about healthcare and health when it comes to public policy issues in the African American community.
“If you’re not at the table, you’re on the table,” she said.
Lewis’ areas of research consistently focus on cultural competency and the health status and health care needs of underrepresented groups. She is currently involved in addressing racial disparities cardiovascular disease and diabetes through the Community Health Councils, Inc., African American Building a Legacy of Health Project.
Listen to a 10-minute preview of the presentation:
The full podcast can be downloaded for FREE from iTunes U. Audio has been edited for sound quality and content.
The Passing the Mantle Clergy and Lay Leadership Institute, now part of the newly launched USC Cecil L. Murray Center for Community Engagement, provides vision and practical training for the next generation of African American clergy and lay leaders. PTM was made possible by grant support from The James Irvine Foundation.