CMNST DDLS - Dr. Alden Landry Lecture


Dates: 
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:00pm

"Preparing Students Today for Careers in Health Professions Tomorrow"

Dr. Alden Landry, M.D., M.P.H.

Luna I. Mishoe SC 139

6 p.m.

This lecture is the second installment of the Spring 2014 CMNST Dean's Distinguished Lecturer Series. This event takes place at 6 p.m. in the Luna I. Mishoe Science Center lecture hall 139. The speaker, Dr. Alden Landry, is co-Director of Tour for Diversity in Medicine (T4D), an organization whose mission is “to educate, inspire and cultivate future physicians and dentists fo diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by forming local connections in order to fulfill a national need.” Dr. Landry’s research interest is in emergency department utilization trends, disparities in care and quality of care. Dr. Landry co-instructs two courses at Harvard School of Public Health and teaches cultural competency to residents. He holds several academic positions at Massachusetts General Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and within the Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Landry received his BS from Prairie View A&M University (2002), MD from the University of Alabama(2006) and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2009. He earned an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health, has completed the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy in 2010, and has earned a number of awards, including the Disparities Solutions Center/Aetna Fellow in Health Disparities award (2010).

 

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