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NMF Alumna Dr. Linnie Golightly Featured in Positive Community Magazine

April 24, 2022

Dr. Linnie Golightly is associate dean of diversity, associate professor of medicine in microbiology and immunology and associate professor of clinical medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She discusses the pivotal…

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2022 “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” Awards

March 18, 2022

The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) has recognized two among the National Medical Fellowships (NMF) community for leadership in bettering patient outcomes and building sustainable healthy communities. NMQF has honored…

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NMF Alumni Making an Impact on Social Media

February 14, 2022

MedPage Today shared a list of Black doctors who should be followed on social media. These doctors were heralded for “giving medical advice, making keen observations about the world, or…

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Dr. Alexis Thompson Co-Authors Study on a Novel Gene Therapy

February 10, 2022

A novel gene therapy promoted transfusion independence in more than 90 percent of adult and pediatric patients with transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia, according to a recent clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine.…

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Racism and Health in U.S. Medicine

February 9, 2022

In “Racism & Health In U.S. Medicine,” NMF alumni Dr. Aletha Maybank, chief health equity officer and senior vice president of the American Medical Association, and Dr. Vabren Watts, Health…

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Cityblock Health Appoints Dr. Kameron Matthews to Chief Health Officer Role

February 1, 2022

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Cityblock Health, a value-based healthcare provider for Medicaid and lower-income Medicare beneficiaries, today announced the appointment of Kameron Matthews, MD, JD, FAAFP, as Chief Health Officer,…

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