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Biden’s New COVID-19 Task Force is Led by A Black Woman, Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

President-elect Joe Biden hit the ground running this week, beginning his transition to his first term come January. His first order of business? Announcing a COVID-19 Advisory Board co-chaired by a Black woman, reports NewsOne. Dr. Marcella Nunez – Smith is an associate professor of internal medicine and epidemiology. She was also recently named associate dean for Health Equity Research at Yale School of Medicine. Nunez-Smith’s “research focuses on promoting health and health care equity for structurally marginalized populations,” and her work also helps identify “regional strategies to reduce the global burden of non-communicable diseases.” I spent the morning with the co-chairs of my COVID-19 Council discussing the status of this pandemic and how we move forward. Tune in as I provide an update on how we're going to beat this virus. — Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) November 9, 2020 In addition to Nunez-Smith, the 13-member coronavirus task force will be co-chaired...

Nov 10, 2020