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CILSF Med Talk


Our answer to your questions regarding COVID-19 vaccination efforts featuring reputable medical professionals in the front lines.

This upcoming Med Talk will feature Dr. Cheryl Holder of Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and Chika Ohaeto, APRN, from Baptist Health.

This virtual discussion will take place Wednesday, July 21st
from 3 – 4 p.m.

For accommodations and to RSVP, click the button below.
*In Collaboration with The Enable Project*


Meet The Panelists

Dr. Cheryl L. Holder, Fellow in the American College of Physicians, has dedicated her medical career to caring for low wealth populations. She has served as a National Health Service Corps Scholar, as Medical Director of Jackson Memorial Hospital’s North Dade Health and as a participant on NIH and CDC Health Advisory panels.

Since 2009, as faculty at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, she has been teaching the impact of social determinants of health, addressing diversity in health professions through pipeline programs, increasing awareness of HIV prevention and health impact of climate change. Most recently, TED Talk selected her 2020 “The link between climate change, health and poverty,” as one of 25 Editor’s Picks.

Chika Ohaeto, APRN, Manager of Advanced Practice Providers, Baptist Health Medical Group Primary Care

Chika received her nursing degree from Florida International University and completed her Master’s and Doctorate degrees from Barry University. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Nigeria. Chika’s nursing experience spans from bedside in med-surg, critical care and emergency room education and administration. She currently works as a nurse practitioner at the BHSF Follow-Up Care Clinic, which she started in 2012.


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