Name: Saving Lives with the COVID-19 Vaccine in NJ Latinx Communities (An NJ Dept. of Health Virtual Town Hall Series) - ENGLISH
Date: February 15, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
As part of a virtual Town Hall series on the COVID-19 vaccine, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) is hosting a free public conversation led by medical professionals from NJ’s Latinx community who will address facts, fears, and myths. Amanda Medina-Forrester, Executive Director of the NJ DOH's Office of Minority and Multicultural Health, will moderate the discussion, which will feature the following esteemed physicians: • Dr. Marcella Perez, Board certified family medicine physician at Zufall Health Center, Morristown, NJ • Gina Miranda-Diaz, DNP, MS/MPH, APHN-BC, H-O (NJ Licensed Health Officer) • Luis Espina, MD, is a Board-Certified Family Practice provider, RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group This event will be in English and another Town Hall will be held entirely in Spanish. bout the Presenters Amanda Medina-Forrester is the newly appointed Executive Director of the New Jersey Department of Health’s Office of Minority and Multicultural Health. She earned her Master of Public Health from the University of North Texas. Marcella Perez MD is a Board-certified family medicine physician. She completed a family medicine and community health residency program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Gina Miranda-Diaz, DNP, MS/MPH, APHN-BC, H-O (NJ Licensed Health Officer), Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine and ANCC board-certified advanced public health nurse. Luis Espina, MD, is a Family Practice provider with RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group. He earned his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School. He sees patients from ages 19 and up in Nutley, NJ.