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MLK and Centinela Hospitals Receive Big Donation of PPE and Masks
April 23, 2020
Freddie Figgers, an entrepreneur based on Florida, reached out to Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer of Faithful Central Bible Church and the result was Centinela and Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospitals receiving 750,000 masks and 250,000 PPE. Inglewood City Hall was also a recipient of some of the supplies. ... read more »
COVID-19: Our Best Defense is Caring and Community
March 19, 2020
We – individuals and local and state governments and organizations, working together – have the power to slow this disease. ... read more »
Our Health System Makes Fighting Coronavirus Even Harder
March 12, 2020
Like all of you, I’m closely following the news of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Right now, my best advice is what you’ve likely already heard: wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds at a time, stay home when you’re feeling sick, and call a doctor if you experience symptoms of a fever, coughing and shortness of breath. And avoid large gatherings if you are elderly or have significant chronic illnesses. ... read more »
A Simpler, More Affordable Health Care System is Within Our Reach
October 31, 2019
We have such a system for some of our citizens today: It’s called Medicare. Now imagine the same choices and transparency available to all. ... read more »
Mental health is as important as physical health
July 18, 2019
We can each be part of the change by asking for help when we need it, and making sure our friends and family do the same. ... read more »
Why I am an Environmentalist
January 17, 2019
It is not just about the beauty of nature—although I appreciate that, too. ... read more »
Ridley-Thomas Leads Groundbreaking on New MLK Medical Building
November 8, 2018
L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas led the groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Campus in Willowbrook: a medical office building that will increase access to healthcare in South Los Angeles by creating more space for physicians to care for patients. ... read more »
Your vote is an act of social justice
November 1, 2018
This November we have a chance to participate in our democracy and make it more just. ... read more »
The Path to Health Care for All
July 19, 2018
Universal health coverage will be an important topic of discussion in the run-up to the mid-term elections this November ... read more »
The Gift of Life for Mother and Child
December 20, 2017
A mother and the birth of a new baby shape the heart of the Christmas story.  As the story is told in the New Testament, they were a family of very few resources and had to seek shelter to give birth.  ... read more »
Association of Black Women Physicians Celebrates 36 Years
December 7, 2017
Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith and Elaine Batchlor recognized for their dedication and commitment to the community, as ABWP celebrated 36 years of service in Los Angeles, CA. ... read more »
Home and Health for the Holidays
November 16, 2017
You can improve your own health and the health of the people you love through the example you set ... read more »
Women In Power
March 17, 2016
  Deborah Flint Deborah Flint was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) in June 2015. With oversight over three airports, Los Angeles International (LAX), ... read more »
Leading the Way to Quality Healthcare Access: An Interview with the CEO of the New MLK Community Hospital
November 25, 2015
In July 2015, the new Martin Luther King Jr., Community Hospital opened its doors to much fanfare and to the delight of community members who unanimously agreed that it was well worth the wait. The Los Angeles Sentinel set down with the Chief Executive Officer of MLK, Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, to discuss quality care at the new MLK hospital. ... read more »
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