The University of Louisville Kornhauser Health Sciences Library is pleased to invite you to the second event in our Diversity in Healthcare series. For this event we are discussing the topic: Are You Getting The Vaccine? Exploring Abuse, Access, Mistrust, and Equitable Distribution.
This session features four distinguished panelists, including: Dr. Simone Leavell-Bruce (UNC Charlotte - Price Center), Dr. Mark Burns (UofL - School of Medicine), Pastor Timothy Findley (Kingdom Fellowship Christian Life Center) and Professor John Chenault (UofL - School of Medicine). You can read more about our panelists below.
Attendance to this event is FREE,
but you must register in order to attend.
March 31st, 2021
5:00 p.m. EDT
ZOOM Virtual Conference
While thriving in ministry at Kingdom Fellowship Christian Life Center, Pastor Findley is flourishing in many community-based and entrepreneurial endeavors. He is the CEO of Life Development Corporation, the only minority-led community development program to provide HIV and AIDS support services, and founder of FJ Enterprises. He has established and implemented various community programs including the “Every Little Bit Helps Outreach”, holiday toy and food drives, and free summer lunch programs. He has also established the Fresh Start Initiative where the “Timothy Findley, Jr. Legacy Scholarship Fund” has been named. This fund provides students the opportunity to take part in GED testing annually.
He founded and established the 1Body Fellowship in which he shares and collaborates with pastors, community leaders, and churches throughout the city to spread the message of Jesus Christ in clarity, integrity, relevance, and excellence. Pastor Findley released his first book entitled, “RelationSlips” and has conducted book tours throughout the U.S. He also released two devotional projects with the sophomore release entitled, Devotion 2, debuting in the Top 100 independent digital releases.
Pastor Findley is the founder of the Justice and Freedom Coalition and has organized and led dozens of organized, non-violent protests, demonstrations, and voter education drives. A highly sought-out speaker and activist, he has been featured on a city mural, numerous panels on social and political change and was recently featured in the 2020 Vice Media documentary, "God's Country".
In partnership and support of both spiritual and natural empowerment, Pastor Findley is dedicated to facilitating positive change through Christ-centered spiritual, social, educational, and economic initiatives.
John Chenault in an associate professor and the director of Anti-Racism Initiatives in the office of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) in the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville. A long-time UofL faculty member, Chenault previously served as a medical librarian in the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library for 16 years and in the Pan African Studies Department of the College of Arts & Sciences for 14 years.
In recent years, his research has focused on the history of medicine and slavery in the United States, including medical experimentation, medical apartheid, health disparities and the role of medical practitioners and biomedical researchers in the invention of race. Chenault has presented this research at national and international conferences and taught continuing education classes for physicians and medical school faculty.