For generations in America, matters of racial equity and civil rights have been framed in rigidly defined terms: an act, a view, or a piece of legislation was either racist or not racist.
Congratulations to Maranda Ward, EdD, MPH, visiting assistant professor of clinical research and leadership at SMHS, for being selected to serve on D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Commission on Health Equity.
Compassionate is the first word that comes to mind when her family thinks about her, says Daviana Robles-Monge, a freshman at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia.
As large scissors cut into a white ribbon adorned with the logo of the Governor’s Health Sciences Academy at T.C. Williams, cheers echoed across the auditorium from those gathered to celebrating the official launch of the program.