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AARP Southwest Fulton Chapter 3793

 

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Gail Nutt 404.664.4822

                                                  

        Former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary to Address AARP Chapter

                          Southwest Fulton Chapter 3793 to host event November 13

 

Atlanta -- Former United States Secretary of Health and Human Services and founding Dean and President Emeritus of Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., will address senior healthcare at an upcoming AARP Chapter event.  The AARP Southwest Fulton Chapter 3793 will host the November 13 affair from 1– 3 p.m. at Hoosier Memorial United Methodist Church in Atlanta.

 

Dr. Sullivan will entertain questions from the audience following his remarks. MSM will offer free blood pressure screenings and answer questions regarding health promotion and disease and injury prevention.

 

Date:                Tuesday November 13, 2018* *

Time:               1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location:         Hoosier Memorial United Methodist Church (Fellowship Hall)

                           2545 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30311

 

About Louis W. Sullivan

With the exception of his tenure as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1989 to 1993, Dr. Louis W. Sullivan served as president of Morehouse School of Medicine -- the first predominantly black medical school established in the 20th Century -- for more than two decades.  He retired July 1, 2002 and was appointed president emeritus.  Dr. Sullivan is the author of The Morehouse Mystique: Becoming a Doctor at the Nation’s Newest African American Medical School (with Marybeth Gasman, 2012, Johns Hopkins University Press) and his award-winning autobiography Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine (with David Chanoff, 2014, University of Georgia Press). 

 

About AARP Chapters

AARP is a United States-based interest group whose stated mission is "empowering people to choose how they live as they age."  AARP chapters are separately incorporated affiliates of AARP.  Chapters are non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit community service organizations. Through their work in AARP chapters, members are demonstrating the power of volunteer service to help address key issues in their communities.

 

**Seating is limited for this event.  Please RSVP by November 1, 2018 to eandmgrimes@bellsouth.net

Louis W. Sullivan Autobiography Wins NAACP Image Award

 

Pasadena, CA – The autobiography of one of the nation’s most admired public health leaders has won an NAACP Image Award

Authored by Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. (with David Chanoff), and published by the University of Georgia Press, “Breaking Ground: My Life in Medicine” chronicles Sullivan’s rise from a childhood in the Jim Crow South to become a physician, founding dean of Morehouse School of Medicine -- the first predominantly black medical school established in the 20th Century -- and to serve as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the Cabinet of President George H.W. Bush from 1989-1993.

The annual NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in literature, film, television, and music and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.

Winners in the 46th NAACP Image Awards literary categories were announced at a gala dinner in Pasadena, California Thursday, February 5, 2015.

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