Closer Look: Addressing Health Disparities; Boys Scouts of America; And More

Tracey Techa and Amy Dosik, leaders of the Atlanta-area Boy Scouts and Girl Scout organizations respectively, speak with Rose Scott about the recent announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will open its programs to girls.
Tracey Techa and Amy Dosik, leaders of the Atlanta-area Boy Scouts and Girl Scout organizations respectively, speak with Rose Scott about the recent announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will open its programs to girls.
Credit Eboni Lemon / WABE

Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Legendary musician Fats Domino has died at the age of 89 years old. He was born in New Orleans and considered a pioneer of Rock and Roll. Rose Scott speaks to WABE’s H. Johnson  about Fats Domino’s legacy.
  • 12:20: Beginning this weekend the Research Centers in Minority Institutions will hold a conference in Washington, D.C. It’s a conference that will highlight the importance of basic, clinical and population science collaborations in addressing minority health and health disparities. We learn more about the event from Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, from the section of cardiology at the Morehouse School of Medicine, and Meldra Hall, research assistant in the Clinical Research Center at Morehouse School of Medicine.
  • 37:11: Recently the Boy Scouts of America announced it will open up its program to girls. Tracey Techa, the Boy Scout’s Scout executive and CEO of the Atlanta Area Council, along with Amy Dosik, the CEO of the Girls Scouts of greater Atlanta, talk about how the program will be implemented, and what it means for the Girls Scouts of America.

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