The Diversity Council of the Department of Medicine, the Department of Pharmacology and the Center for AIDS Research were honored to have Dr. James E.K. Hildreth as the 18th Annual Myron L. Weisfeldt Distinguished Visiting Professor in Diversity on September 15 and 16.
Dr. Hildreth is the current president and chief executive officer at Meharry Medical College in Nashville Tennessee, the nation’s largest private, independent historically black academic health sciences center. The celebration welcomed Dr. Hildreth back to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine where he trained and was on faculty for many years. The occasion included sessions with middle school students, doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows, residents and faculty from throughout the SOM. Dr. Hildreth was the featured speaker for JHH Medical Grand Rounds. The title of his talk was “The Six Degrees of Separation: Closing the Health Gap in the U.S." This event was chaired by Dr. Thomas Cudjoe for the Diversity Council.