COVID-19 vs Flu vs Allergies – New Project Addresses Respiratory Health in Black American Communities

Dr. LeRoy Graham, MD, Founder and Medical Director of Not One More Life Asthma Care Program discusses a new project to address health disparities among people of color. The Not One More LifeTrusted Messengers project, a partnership among the Allergy & Asthma Network, Self Care Catalysts and global pharmaceutical company Sanofi, aims to address the factors that make the burden of COVID-19 unequal and empower Black Americans with the information and tools they need to take charge of their respiratory health, including a 16-week digital personalized intervention program for high-risk individuals.

Dr. LeRoy M. Graham, Jr., is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric pulmonology. He is the founder and medical director of Not One More Life, a program that partners with communities of faith and schools to provide free programs of screening, education, referral and outcome monitoring to address the disparities in morbidity and mortality attributable to asthma, COPD and other lung diseases in high risk populations. He is a past member the Board of Regents of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and a current trustee of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation.Dr. Graham is passionate about reducing and eliminating disparities in healthcare and is providing leadership at the Network in the vital work in this area.

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