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Sarah Perez McAdoo

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Sarah Perez McAdoo, MD, MPH (Leaders ’20) is a Public Health Physician and Medical Educator in community health and health equity. Sarah  currently holds a position as the Population Health Capstone Director at the University of Massachusetts – Baystate. Sarah’s areas of professional interest include innovation in health equity solutions, community engagement and collaboration. Sarah can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, or contacted via email.

Lessons from a Mobile Classroom Pilot: Rebuilding Trust with Underserved Populations During the Pandemic

That this past summer the Baystate Health WOW (Wellness on Wheels) bus, our mobile healthcare effort, rolled out into the community during the national crisis seems antithetic to our current context of virtual learning and social distance. As the pandemic hit underserved communities of black and Latinx residents in Western Massachusetts, the privilege of a planning period for the mobile classroom was replaced with an urgency to intervene.

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