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July 31, 2020  

CLINICAL TRIALS, MEDICAL TREATMENT AND THE BLACK MS COMMUNITY: A History Lesson with Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams, Damian Washington & Jenna Green

July 31, 2020

EPISODE NOTES:

I recently had the opportunity to be part of a round table discussion that focused on how the medical history of yesterday affects the decisions of black patients in the MS community today.

At the table we have neurologist, Dr Mitzi Joi Williams aka, Dr. Mitzi, who was recently part of the MS Gym Summit; MS advocate, Damian Washington, who is also the creator of the popular YouTube vlog No Stress MS; along with MS advocate, blogger and Instagram phenom Jenna Green, creator of the blog Full of Grit and Grace.

Take a listen as Dr. Mitzi unpacks the complicated history of medical distrust for us.

RESOURCE LINKS:

DR. MITZI JOI WILLIAMS

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mitzi:  Joi Life Wellness Group

For more information on Dr. Mitzi, visit her personal website, to book her as a speaker, purchase her books, or read her blog, at https://drmitzijoimd.com/

Instagram: @thenerdyneurologist

DAMIAN WASHINGTON

YouTube:  No Stress MS

Instagram: @damianwashington

Twitter:  @deedubs57

JENNA GREEN

Website: Full of Grit and Grace 

Instagram:@thejennagreen

Mentioned in this episode:

Book: Medical Apartheid - The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Documentary: 13th

THE MS GYM

Host: Brooke Slick