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A passion for healing, a knack for speaking.
Renowned pediatrician, speaker and television health correspondent, Dr. Corey Hebert will speak at CWU on March 9 at 7 p.m. in a free, open to the public event in the SURC Ballroom after a similar talk on March 8 at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences in Yakima.
The doctor, who has appeared on Oprah, Dr. Oz, NBC and more will give a talk titled “KNOW THYSELF? Keys to the Pursuit of Excellence in the African American Community in the Age of New Black Activism” about the importance of reinvigorating black involvement in the medical field.
Dr. Hebert’s appearance is part of the CWU Social Justice and Human Rights Series. This year’s inaugural theme, Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice: Black and Brown Lives Do Matter, aims to educate Central’s community and initiate discussions about race.
The event is sponsored by the Student Medical and Counseling Clinic, Campus Life, Africana and Black Studies, S.I.S.T.E.R.S., Brother to Brother (B2B), The Male Success Initiative and Scholars in Action.