September 25, 2012

Heart health in African-American population to be topic of Flexner Dean's Lecture tomorrow

Herman Taylor Jr., M.D., MPH, professor of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the principal investigator of the Jackson Heart Study, will be the David Satcher Lecture guest speaker on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at noon in 208 Light Hall.

Taylor's lecture, which is part of the Flexner Dean's Lecture Series, will be titled "Profiling Heart Health and Heart Risk in a Southern African American Population."

The lecture is sponsored in conjunction with the Vanderbilt Master of Public Health Program and the Office of Diversity.