Doctors Direct Webinars; Dr Vanessa Apea

Chaired by our Medical Director and Responsible Officer, Helen McGill and a number of prestigious guest speakers, these webinars explore different topics, suitable for all grades and specialties, providing you with thought provoking discussion and a CPD certificate.

We are delighted to welcome Dr Vanessa Apea on Thursday 24th September between 18:30 – 19:30.

Ethnicity and COVID-19: Mirroring longstanding health inequalities

About the speaker;

Dr Vanessa Apea is a consultant physician in Genito-urinary and HIV medicine and the clinical lead for Sexual Health at Barts Health NHS Trust. She is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London.

Vanessa is passionate about reducing inequalities in healthcare. She has made this a central focus of her clinical work and received an NHS 70 Windrush Award for her contribution to improving health equity. She has an established track record of exploring barriers to engagement in care in marginalised populations and has a particular research interest in participatory approaches and the intersection of race, gender and health.

She is a member of the London Fast-Track Cities Initiative stigma subgroup working to get London to zero HIV stigma. She is also the medical director of NAZ, a charity advocating for high quality sexual health and HIV support services for BAME communities. 

Vanessa is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Fulbright scholar with a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University

Register

Once you have registered your attendance, you will be sent a link to join the webinar via email.

We look forward to seeing you there!