Prevention Research Center - Brownbag Workshop Webinar
On the Front Lines Caring for Super-Diverse Communities: Lessons from Healthcare Provider
October 6, 2022
This month's workshop webinar will feature:
Dr. Amy Zeidan, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Mike Sorrells, Executive Director, Grace Village Medical Clinic; Dr. Swetha Suresh, Physician, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Center for Victims of Torture; Dr. Alawode Oladele, Medical Consultant of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health at the DeKalb County Board of Health.
Please Register for this virtual event here:
About the Panelists:
Dr. Amy Zeidan
Title: Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Hubert Department of Global Health Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University; co-Director Georgia Human Rights Clinic
Bio: Dr. Zeidan is an emergency medicine physician at Grady Memorial Hospital. Her clinical and research work focuses on health care barriers, health outcomes, and research inclusivity of structurally vulnerable populations, specifically refugee, immigrant, and asylum-seeking populations.
Title: Executive Director, Grace Village Medical Clinic
Bio: Mike Sorrells has served as Executive Director of Grace Village Medical Clinic since its creation in the fall of 2013. He’s worked for the State of Georgia for over 37 years in a variety of Human Resources Director and other Human Resources Administrative capacities in the State of Georgia Merit System and multiple State agencies fully retiring in the summer of 2017.
Dr. Alawode Oladele
Title: Medical Consultant of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health at the DeKalb County Board of Health
Bio: Dr. Oladele is the Medical Consultant of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Refugee Health at the DeKalb County Board of Health in the State of Georgia where he serves as a USCIS Civil Surgeon in addition to providing travel health consultations and directing the medical services in both the refugee health program, and the tuberculosis program. Dr. Oladele also serves on the Board of Directors of several organizations and works with numerous US based and international organizations with a focus on HIV, emerging diseases and community health projects in the Caribbean, West Africa, East and Central Africa.
Dr. Swetha Suresh
Title: Medical Doctor at Center for Victims of Torture in Atlanta, GA
Bio: Dr. Suresh is a dual-board certified physician in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She currently provides medical care for the clients at the Center for Victims of Torture in Atlanta, GA. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, yoga and attempting, yet usually leaving crossword puzzles unfinished.