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Meetings are facilitated by physicians and medical students of UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Wake Forest Baptist Health in partnership with community leads. All meetings are hosted on Zoom due to COVID-19.
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Rita O. Pichardo, MD

Medical Director

Tarannum Jaleel, MD

Medical Director

Chris Sayed, MD

Medical Director

Angela Dresselhaus

Community Lead

Melonie Brown

Community Lead