Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do

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Annual Frank Bryant Lecture is free and open to public April 3

WHAT:           The Frank Bryant Jr., MD, Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics at UT Health San Antonio. The topic is “Making America Healthier for All: What Each of Us Can Do.”

WHEN:           Noon Tuesday, April 3

WHERE:         Holly Auditorium, UT Health San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229

WHO:              David R. Williams, PhD, MPH, Harvard University, is this year’s speaker. Dr. Williams is an internationally recognized scholar focused on social influences on health. Dr. Williams will describe persistent socioeconomic and racial/ethnic health disparities in the U.S. and propose interventions, both within and beyond the health care system.

NOTES:          The event is free and open to all. Please register at

Frank Bryant Jr., MD
Frank Bryant Jr., MD

Dr. Frank Bryant Jr. is remembered by friends as a man who cared, and showed that he cared. He is remembered as a man who overcame adversity, yet would never accuse anyone else of being unfair. Dr. Bryant graduated from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in one of the first classes to admit black students. He went on to become a respected physician, a loving family man and an advocate for the medically underserved in East San Antonio.

Dr. Bryant was the cofounder and first medical director of the Ella Austin Health Clinic and co-developer of the East San Antonio Medical Center. He served as the first African-American president of the Bexar County Medical Society.

The Bryant Lecture is sponsored by the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and the Office of Inclusion & Diversity at UT Health San Antonio.

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