Wednesday, December 22, 2010

College of Human Medicine sponsors MLK program on health equity

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Khan Nedd, an internal medicine physician in Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine, will discuss the importance and hurdles of providing care to the medically underserved as part of the college's annual program honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Nedd, whose program is called "Health Equity: Providing Quality Care to the Underserved in Our Communities," will speak at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at 130 Secchia Center in Grand Rapids. The event will be simulcast to MSU's East Lansing campus in A133 Life Sciences Building.

Nedd, a 1986 alumnus of the College of Human Medicine, also serves as chairperson of the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute and medical director for Hospitalists of West Michigan. ###

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