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10 Questions Women Are Asking Health Experts About Covid Vaccines

10 Questions Women Are Asking Health Experts About Covid Vaccines

From the 2021 KJLH Women’s Health Expo, get the answers to questions women are asking care providers as vaccinations become more available. Find out:

  • Is the COVID vaccine safe in pregnancy?
  •  If I get the vaccine, can I continue to breastfeed?
  • Can I be a carrier after being vaccinated?
  • What is in the vaccine?
  • Is it right for me?
  • Where can I get the vaccine in Los Angeles?
  • How may some of my family and friends be affected after recovering from COVID?
  • Will everything really go back to normal?
  • Will there be another pandemic in my lifetime?
  • What should I know about COVID, dating and sex?

 

Join this conversation between T.H.E. (To Help Everyone) Health and Wellness Centers experts Dr. Kendra Segura, Cynthia Francis and Dr. Cheryl Wisseh in a panel discussion moderated by UCLA’s Dr. Gail Wyatt.

To learn more about the paid health study for women, call (323) 819-2792 or visit this link.

Bonus! If you are a woman who lives in Los Angeles County, please follow this link to provide your mailing address and any comments you have to share and we will send you some swag in appreciation for checking out the information shared at this 2021 KJLH Women’s Health Expo session. One gift per household/address for the first 50 respondents. https://forms.gle/YCSG7aLXTC1XJ1Y79

Dr. Gail E. Wyatt, a Clinical Psychologist, is a board certified Sex Therapist and Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Behavior at UCLA. She directs the Center for Culture, Trauma and Mental Health Disparities and the Sexual Health Programs. Dr. Wyatt has published well over 250 publications, written six books and has provided Congressional testimony 10 times. Stolen Women: Reclaiming our Sexuality, Taking Back our Lives published by Wiley and Sons, is a best-seller that details the effects of slavery and oppression on African American women today.

Dr. Kendra Segura is a board certified OB/GYN MD and is also an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, mentor, wife and mother. Holding a Master’s Degree of Public Health, she has worked for the Los Angeles county health department, where she performed disease surveillance and health education. In 2018 she co-wrote The Chronicles of Women in White Coats which inspired women globally in their medical pursuits and dreams. The newest addition to Bravo’s hit television show Married To Medicine: Los Angeles, Segura continues to inspire women to take control of their health by becoming informed and empowered. Follow Dr. Segura on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter at @DrKendraMD

Physician Assistant, Cynthia Francis, joined T.H.E. in January 2010. Ms. Francis graduated from Charles Drew Postgraduate Medical School and brings to T.H.E. Health and Wellness Centers and her patients a wealth of experience in chronic disease management, obstetrics, and family practice medicine. Ms. Francis’s commitment to T.H.E.’s patients and the South Los Angeles community is unprecedented by her ongoing passion and willingness to learn and hone her skills to provide the best care to her patients, who are often the most in need with minimal resources.

Dr. Cheryl Wisseh is a primary care clinical pharmacist at To Help Everyone, a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California at Irvine School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences and an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In her role as a clinical pharmacist, she focuses on comprehensive medication management across chronic diseases commonly seen in primary care/family medicine. Dr. Wisseh is deeply passionate about health equity for minority underserved communities, the social determinants of health and their impact on underserved and minority communities, and community engagement

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