Dr. Otis W. Brawley, MD, MACP, FASCO, FACE, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, recently delivered a virtual lecture as part of the "Decoding Disparities" lecture series at Brown University.
I could have been George Floyd, too
This editorial by Dr. Brawley recently appeared in The Cancer Letter:
The past ten days have seen an outpouring of emotions as American society, devastated by the tragic murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers, plunges into a crisis of conscience.
Floyd’s death may be a pivotal point in America, similar to the televised beating of peaceful civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965. It has led to a number of protests and, unfortunately, some violence, including an attack by federal law enforcement as they beat and pepper-sprayed peaceful protesters in front of the White House.
Disparities in Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Dr. Brawley delivered this presentation on October 19, 2020 as part of the "Decoding Disparities" lecture series at Brown University: