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AdventHealth Clinical Leaders Among Top 2 Percent of Scientist Worldwide – Last month’s Orlando Medical News magazine highlighted six leaders of the AdventHealth system who have been named among the top two percent of scientists worldwide. AdventHealth physicians and the scientific director of the AdventHealth Translational Research Institute were featured in a study by Stanford University among nearly 160K listed experts. Read the full profile here.
Open Talk about Minority, Poor Health-Care Gap May Breed Solutions – Dr. Alric V. Simmonds, chief medical officer at AdventHealth Celebration and AdventHealth’s chief health equity officer, recently shared a commentary in the Orlando Sentinel about minority and poor health-care gap. COVID-19 has magnified health disparities among individuals and communities in our region, and we are witnessing the hard reality of how access to health care impacts our lives — for better or worse. What we need is a “truth narrative” in our communities: An openness and frankness with one another that involves conversations among families, neighbors, clergy and business leaders coming together to improve the health of our diverse communities. Read the full commentary here.