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By the Book Author Series

A Celebration of Research, Writing, and the Grand Reopening of the Western Reserve Historical Society's Library


Beginning this October, we invite you to experience the Cleveland History Center in a brand-new way through our By the Book Author Series. Join us in the newly renovated WRHS Research Library as we highlight scholars’ work on various aspects of history relating to Northeast Ohio. Hear from the authors as they discuss topics ranging from the historic to the sociological, then enjoy a networking session for more in-depth conversation with the authors and WRHS staff.


Free with funding provided by the George Gund foundation.

Part of a book club? Ask us about special discounted admission rates for groups! For more information, email Whitney Stalnaker, Public Programs Manager, at [email protected].

Light refreshments and beverages will be available for purchase.

Important Differences in the Health of African Americans

Presenter: Dr. Gregory L. Hall

Date: Thurs., April 7, 2022

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Location: Cleveland History Center


Event Description

In a talk that is designed to appeal to both general audiences and healthcare providers, Gregory Hall, MD, will focus on many of the topics that he explored in Patient-Centered Clinical Care for African Americans (Springer 2020). Participants are encouraged to visit Dr. Hall's website and his blog prior to the event, if they would like to review related articles on this topic before the talk.


Speaker Bio

Dr. Gregory Hall

Dr. Gregory Hall is in his 20th year of private practice in internal medicine with a keen specialization in African American health. His website, DrGregHall.com, contains a host of articles for African American patients addressing best practices in their care, from COVID-19 to salt sensitivity. He also hosts a podcast on Spotify entitled "Better Black Health" that was just launched. His practice spans the office, four nursing facilities, and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. He holds a dual appointment as an associate professor in Internal Medicine and Integrative Medical Sciences at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at CWRU School of Medicine. 

Dr. Hall is also in his 11th year on the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and was elected the President in January 2020. He served on the Ohio Commission for Minority Health for 16 years and was their chairman until 2018.


Finally, he has established the National Institute for African American Health, a non-profit that mentors pre-med and medical students in their studies, facilitates research initiatives in partnership with academic institutions, provides an online resource for consumer health education, and offers patient advocacy services.

Venue Information

This event takes place online.

Organizer Information

Cleveland History Center

10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 721-5722

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Angie Lowrie
(216) 721-5722 x1402
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