Lee Greenwood – Urban Health Fellow
Student Reflection, 6/30/14
“The highlight of the day was going over the schedule for the Urban Health Fellowship. Today’s schedule is: Breaking the Ice, Walking Out, Lecture from mentors, Discussing issues that affect us, meet others and make acquaintances.”
– Lee Greenwood
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The United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, in a 2009 report stated, the death rate for African Americans was higher than Whites for heart diseases, stroke, cancer, asthma, influenza and pneumonia, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and homicide.
In response to the health crises impacting communities of color, SJLI with funding from The California Wellness Foundation has developed a five-week, hands-on internship and training fellowship. A Fellow wrote the preceding journal entry during his Urban Health Fellowship training.