Listening to Community Voices: Addressing Questions and Concerns about COVID-19 Vaccines

January 19, 2021
06:00PM - 07:30PM

All Times Eastern

Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM Eastern Time

Register for the Webinar

Please join this webinar presented by the University of Maryland School of Public Health. This session will include African American and Latino community members, public health professionals, and local leaders to talk about what we know about these topics and prepare our communities to make informed decisions about the vaccine.


  • Stephen B. Thomas, PhD, Professor and Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity, UMD SPH
  • Sandra C. Quinn, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Science and Senior Associate Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity, UMD SPH
  • Gloria Aparicio Blackwell, Director of Community Engagement, UMD and member of the MCHE Community Research Advisory Board
  • Ysabel Duron, President/ Executive Director at The Latino Cancer Institute
  • Matthew Kusher ’05, MD ’10, Plaza Del Sol Family Health Center, Corona, NY
  • Katrina Randolph, HAIR Network
  • Mike Brown, HAIR network
  • Ernest Carter, MD, PhD, Health Officer, Prince George’s County Health Department
  • Joseline Peña-Melnyk, Maryland State Delegate, District 21
  • Yalonda Ogbolu, PhD, MS, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • Moderated by: Omar Neal, President/CEO You Got The Power Enterprises, Inc. and former mayor of Tuskegee, Alabama

Please note: This event is not geared towards Tribes or tribal organizations – but rather to the population as a whole. To find Tribal-specific resources around the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit