January 5, 2011

Dentistry alums featured in Seattle museum exhibit

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Two School of Dentistry alumni are featured in a new exhibit about African-American health care professionals.

Pollene Speed McIntyre and Robert Flennaugh

Pollene Speed McIntyre and Robert Flennaugh

Beyond highlighting the contributions of those who have dedicated their lives to improving health care for African-Americans, the exhibit also seeks to raise awareness of  health issues that disproportionately affect the black community, such as breast cancer, mother and infant health, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.