On Point with Juandolyn Stokes: The 1st Female President of Morehouse School of Medicine talks about the schools role with COVID-19

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, the first female president of Morehouse School of Medicine, offered information about the Morehouse School of Medicines role in the fight against COVID-19.
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice talks about how Morehouse School of Medicine is fighting COVID-19 Photo credit Getty Images

Dr. Valerie Montgomery joins Juandolyn Stokes to discuss her historical position at Morehouse School of Medicine.

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is the 6th President of the Morehouse School of Medicine and the 1st Woman to hold the this office; she also serves as Dean of the school.

Rice offered information about the Morehouse School of Medicines role in the fight against COVID-19 including their research of COVID-19 in the African American community, their review of vaccine data, and their studies that look at COVID-19 in clinical trials. She also shared that the school received a $40 million grant to help in COVID-19 research. She encouraged members of the Black community to please trust the vaccine enough to get vaccinated when it is offered.

Listen to the full interview below.

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