Dr. Oni Blackstock
When I asked one of my patients their thoughts abt the #COVID19 vaccine, they told me they were worried it might kill them. This was someone who had several relatives
Feeling a mix of emotions getting my #COVID19 vaccine this afternoon.Feeling tremendous gratitude to have had early access to the vaccine and to now have its protection.Feeling disappointment & frustration
It’s so lazy to continue attributing Black people’s valid medical mistrust to Tuskeegee. There are more than enough present-day injustices to make us concerned abt our treatment by the health
“The health care-sector workforce is racialized in that BIPOC are concentrated in female-dominated direct care and reproductive occupations, occupations that reflects our historic dependence WOC—and especially Black women—to perform t
“Healthism shows up when we joke about getting diabetes from a single dessert, or refer to a rich meal as a “heart attack on a plate”—implying that those health conditions
While my mom received aggressive chemoRx for a rare leukemia, I stayed in school @Harvard as a comp sci major & pre-med. After she died, I didn’t skip a beat
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