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Drs. Deborah Crabbe and Sabrina Islam Discuss Cardiovascular Health Disparities, Health Equity and Edna Kynett Foundation Award with WHYY

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Deborah L. Crabbe, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), and Sabrina Islam, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at LKSOM, spoke with WHYY about cardiovascular health disparities, health equity, and receiving a $35,000 funding award from the Edna Kynett Foundation to start a pilot program which provides mentorship and research training experiences to medical trainees from under-represented minority groups focused on racial/sex-specific cardiovascular disease disparities in COVID-19. Dr. Crabbe is the project lead for the award, while Dr. Islam will serve as co-lead.