2019 Caucus Highlights

2019 Caucus Welcome/Opening Remarks

Mary I. O’Connor, MD
Chair, Movement is Life Caucus
Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Care at Yale Medicine and Yale New Haven Health
Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale School of Medicine


Deconstructing the House that Racism Built

David R. Williams, PhD, MPH
Florence Sprague and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health and Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor of African and African American Studies and Sociology, Harvard University


2019 Movement Is Life Vanguard Award Recipient

Patricia Taylor McManus, PhD, RN, GCNPM
Co-Founder and President/CEO, Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc.


Health Disparities and Rural America

Honorable David Ronald “Ronnie” Musgrove
Former Governor of Mississippi
Principal, Musgrove/Smith Law


Unique Challenges in Women and People of Color with Obesity and Obesity Related Diseases

Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS
Obesity Medicine Physician Scientist
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Department of Medicine (Endocrinology- Neuroendocrine Division)
Department of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)


Health Equity: Accelerating the Bend Toward Justice

Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA
President and CEO, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation


The People We Throw Away – INCLUSION: A Path Towards Health Equity?

Father Gregory J. Boyle, SJ
Founder, Homeboy Industries – Los Angeles
Jesuit Priest

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  • Participating Organizations

    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
    • American Association of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • Conference of National Black Churches
    • J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
    • National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
    • National Black Nurses Association
    • National Hispanic Medical Association
    • National Medical Association
    • Nth Dimensions Education Solutions
    • Osteoarthritis Action Alliance
    • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
    • To Our Children's Future with Health
    • United States Bone and Joint Initiative
    • W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute