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October 7, 2020

Office of Health Professions Launches Black Leaders in Medicine Series

Students, faculty, and staff are all invited to join the UNT College of Science Office of Health Professions for their new Black Leaders in Medicine lecture series, beginning in October 2020. This free virtual series will feature successful healthcare professionals discussing their passion for the medical field, representation in medicine and healthcare, and sharing insight and advice for students and fellow professionals alike.

October 21, 2020 6pm on Zoom

Pre-medical Words of Wisdom with Dr. Erkeda DeRouen, MD

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen, MD is a graduate of Boston University's School of Medicine and host of The Prospective Doctor podcast. She specializes in Family Medicine and currently practices as a physician in Maryland. Join us as we learn more about her story, including her passion for helping underserved populations, her insight into the evolving relationship between patient care and technology, and, of course, useful advice for pre-med students.

November 16, 2020 6pm on Zoom

Black Men in White Coats with Dr. Dale Okorodudu, MD

Dr. Dale Okorodudu, MD is a pulmonary and critical care doctor who is passionate about addressing healthcare disparities and promoting diversity in the medical workforce. He is the founder of Black Men in White Coats, DiverseMedicine Inc., and PreMed STAR. He is also the author of the book How to Raise a Doctor. "Dr. Dale" will be joining us at UNT via Zoom to share his story and discuss representation in medicine.

For the registration links or more information about the series please contact the Office of Health Professions at