2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America

Friday, September 18, 2015

CBC Health Braintrust to Release 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America

Congressional analysis of health inequity in the U.S. offers comprehensive legislative and policy solutions to improve health outcomes in communities of color

WASHINGTON – On Friday, Sept. 18th, 2015, the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust will release  The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, an official Congressional analysis of the state of African American health in the U.S. that offers a blueprint for reversing negative health trends in communities of color.

The Kelly Report brings together Members of Congress, medical professionals and public health thought leaders to examine the root causes and impact of health disparities in America and provide a comprehensive set of legislative and policy recommendations to address them. Compiled by CBC Health Braintrust Chair Dr. Robin Kelly, the report is a call-to-action for Congress to make improving health outcomes in diverse communities a top priority.  The contributors to the report include Congressional Black Caucus Chair G.K. Butterfield, National Urban League President & CEO Marc H. Morial former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, and current Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health Dr. J. Nadine Gracia.

WHO: CBC Health Braintrust Chair Dr. Robin Kelly

WHAT: The 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America

WHEN: Friday, September 18th at 9 a.m. ET

WHERE: The report will be released on the CBC Health Braintrust website, www.robinkelly.house.gov/cbchealth

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