Dominic Mack, M.D., M.B.A. : Health Disparities Experienced by Black or African-Americans April 18, 2019 9:00 am-10:30 am IREB 350
April 16, 2019

Dominic H. Mack, M.D., MBA
Family Medicine
Session 3: African-Health Disparities Experienced by Black or African-Americans
Thursday, April 18
9:00 am – 10:30 am
IREB 350

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TCU- African American Health
The history and background of African Americans is pertinent to understanding the social determinants that significantly impact the health of this population. This session will walk the participant through a timeline of African American Health as related to American events and the far-reaching disparities in care. It will also look at solutions to ensure optimal health of African Americans into the future of this nation. The Learner will:
• Examine the events and policies that have impacted the health of Blacks in America.
• Identify societal and environmental factors that determine health among African Americans.
• Scrutinize today’s health care environment and policies that in-directly affect the health of African American citizens.
• Describe the meaning of “equitable health for the African American population”.
• Develop a projected timeline for African American Health into the next decade. INTERACTIVE GROUP EXERCISE

Dr. Dominic Mack is a Professor of Family Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) and serves as Director of the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC). Dominic provides oversight of NCPC’s portfolio of big data health equity and health services research. He leads the promotion of health equity through research, training and application of innovative technology solutions that advance primary care systems to improve population health. He is founding director of the Georgia Health Information Technology Center and Georgia Health Connect health information exchange and also directs Health Policy within the NIH Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center at MSM. Dominic spent over 20 years practicing medicine and providing medical leadership in metropolitan Atlanta with many years of service in the Federally Qualified Health Center system. He works to develop national partnerships in rural and urban communities and takes a team-based approach to implementing and sustaining community-based interventions for better outcomes. Current programs focus on progressing collaborative partnerships across communities to impact Diabetes and Substance Abuse outcomes. He is founder and past president of Mack Medical Consultants, a for-profit company dedicated to the improvement of business practices in medical organizations.