Dr. Daniel S. Blumenthal Public Health Research Lectureship

"Health Justice, Criminal Justice and the Plight of Poor Men: Leadership Strategies for Healthcare, Public Health, and Research"

Hosted by the Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care
720 Westview Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

This endowed lectureship and seminar series promotes excellence in community engagement, research (population science, health services and translational), clinical (preventive medicine skills) and public health practice in underserved communities.

This lecture will be presented by Henrie Treadwell, M.A., PhD, Research Professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine.

  • About Dr. Treadwell

    Henrie Treadwell, M.A., Ph.D.

    Henrie TreadwellHenrie Treadwell, M.A., Ph.D.

    Dr. Treadwell is Founding Director of the Community Voices: HealthCare for the Underserved and is a Research Professor in the Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. Prior to joining the Morehouse School of Medicine she served as program direction at the Kellogg Foundation and work in philanthropic initiatives in the United States, Central and Latin America, Africa and in China. Her current work as Research Professor at Morehouse School of Medicine encompasses formulation of health and social policy options and oversight of programs designed to address health disparities in general as well as a focus on obesity in children and oral health for all, and the social determinants of health in general. Dr. Treadwell is co-editor of “Health Issues in the Black Community”, (2009) and is author of “Beyond Stereotypes in Black and White: How Everyday Leaders Can Build Healthier Opportunities for African American Boys and Men.” (2013). A new book on Oral Health: Removing the Stain of Disparity will be released in January 2019. She also has with numerous peer reviewed publications and recently served a Guest Editor of an American Journal of Public Health special supplement on oral health. She currently serves as the Section Editor on Racial and Gender Disparities for the American Journal of Men’s Health and is a member of the Publications Board of the American Public Health Association.

    Dr. Treadwell was the first African American to integrate the University of South Carolina after Reconstruction as a result of a lawsuit in l963 and is the first woman ever to graduate from that institution. She has received numerous honors and awards including the “Order of the Palmetto” the highest civilian award that the State of South Carolina can bestow from Governor Nikki Haley in 2014 for her work in social and health justice. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., is a Link, serves on the board of directors of many organizations and is Chair of the Regional Board of the WellStar Regional Atlanta Medical Centers Midtown and South, Atlanta. Dr. Treadwell is a member of the boards of numerous other organizations including the High Museum of Art, Woodruff Center, Atlanta, and is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, and of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

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Target Audience

Public health professionals, healthcare providers, community health workers, researchers, health and social service agency leaders, policy decision makers, medical residents, students, community-at-large, and community leaders.


The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s) ™Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.  

Lecture Objectives:

 At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss and comprehensively understand the influence of incarceration of health is limited.
  2. Understand the vital role the public health community has in decreasing mass imprisonment and its effect on health.
  3. Create opportunities for parents, researchers, and community organizers to redefine and develop new leaders to create change in health disparities.

Contact Information

Morehouse School of Medicine
Office of Extended Professional Education
720 Westview Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30310-1495
Email: rmorrow@msm.edu