The Women in Global Health–Midwest Chapter Speaker Series presents Leadership During the Pandemic, a career talk with Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, Director of Health for the City of St. Louis.
Prior to her current role, Dr. Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis was a Clinical Instructor at Washington University School Medicine for two years and an Associate Program Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases fellowship program. She was also in the leadership of the Office of Inclusion and Diversity at the WUSM where she wrote a policy dedicated to addressing patient bias against faculty, trainees and staff with an accompanying toolkit and curriculum for the residency program.
Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis was an Infectious Diseases physician at the John Cochran VA Medical Center where she was the Lead HIV Clinician, Graduate Medical Education Coordinator and Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy supervisor. Her passion for community engagement, diversity and inclusion and patients living with HIV (PLWH), culminated in her becoming the co-chair for the Fast Track Cities initiative in St. Louis, which in collaboration with the City and County health departments as well as major HIV community organizations in St. Louis, is dedicated to end the HIV epidemic by 2030. She was later appointed to the City of St. Louis Board of Health where she helped lead the city and region in upholding the highest possible medical and public health standards.
Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis’s career passions include community engagement, the care of people living with HIV and the impact of COVID-19 infection in marginalized populations. Read more about Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis.
This event will take place virtually via Zoom meeting. All are welcome and it is free to attend. Please register to receive your unique link.