Career Communications Group (CCG) has announced that Boston Scientific Corporation will be hosting monthly “Healthy Doses” seminars on the STEM City USA platform starting on Oct. 1.
Topics will include the lack of diversity in clinical trials, obesity and its impact in the Black community, as well as mental health and physical fitness.
The first “Healthy Doses” seminar will be held at the La Familia Wellness Center of the Boston Scientific Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 1, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.
Deepa D., a global supply chain director who leads demand planning for the pain management business at Boston Scientific, will be moderating the event. The expert panel includes:
- Dr. Nilesh Patel, chief medical officer for neuromodulation and vice president for medical affairs
- Dr. Kapil Gupta, senior medical director of medical affairs for Boston Scientific Endoscopy
- Dr. Michael Jaff, vice present for clinical affairs and peripheral intervention
- Camille Chang Gilmore, vice president of human resources (HR) and global chief diversity, equity, and inclusion officer
Dr. Patel will speak on pain and the lack of diversity in clinical trials, Dr. Gupta will focus on obesity and its impact on the Black community, Dr. Jaff will discuss blocked arteries, and Gilmore will talk about COVID-19 and the Black experience.
“There are health-related issues minority communities aren’t very aware of and CCG is excited to provide a platform for Boston Scientific to educate these communities,” Tyrone Taborn, CEO of Career Communications Group (CCG), said.
Founded and powered by CCG, STEM City USA is a platform that helps promote the growth and flourish of communities underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by providing opportunities to network and receive information that is essential to the advancement of the community. This platform will serve as a medium to provide healthy living tips and advice to attendees during recurring events. In addition, STEM City USA is designed to provide additional content surrounding health, training, mentoring, and lifestyle support. For more information, please visit http://stemcityusa.com/
Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. The corporation manufactures medical devices used in interventional medical specialties, including interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, neurovascular intervention, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology, and gynecology.