Francene Marie had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Samira L. Brown - Board-Certified Primary Care Pediatrician at Piedmont Pediatrics located in Atlanta Georgia.
Covid-19 Vaccines for our children is an important conversation we need to have. Stay Well, the We Can Do This Campaign is serving African American families with vital information that includes Town hall meetings, Virtual events and conversations. In fact the next vaccine event will be in Inglewood on April 28th, but all cities are rolling out a bridge to connect families with healthcare professionals.
You can attend the April 28th virtual event and you can register here:
Background: The Stay Well campaign is a partnership between the Cobb Institute and the We Can Do This campaign to increase vaccine access in Black and African American communities.
To date the campaign has hosted a series of pop-up events that have been attended by more than 3,000 people, with more than 1,000 of whom decided to get their vaccines.
Learn more about Dr. Samira Brown:
Dr. Samira L. Brown is a board-certified primary care pediatrician who grew up in New England. Her parents, both college professors, raised her with one expectation, to give back to her community. Dr. Brown’s love of working with children led her to pediatrics, and throughout her career she has been a passionate advocate for patients and families. Her philosophy is that every child and family should receive high-quality and equitable care.
Dr. Brown is a proud alumna of Xavier University of Louisiana and Harvard Medical School. She completed her pediatric training at Boston Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center, one of the nation’s top residency programs. She then decided to return to New Orleans post-Katrina to help in the city’s recovery.