The news of Karyn Washington’s death graced my inbox 3 days ago when a dear friend and fellow social media maven forwarded a link to an article sharing the tragic news. I felt a pang of despair and pondered over this loss. I did not know the ForBrownGirls.com and #DarkGirlsRedLip project founder and was scarcely familiar with her wonderful work. Nevertheless, the fact that this generous and creative young spirit decided to take her own life was clearly a tragedy. Here is yet another opportunity to implore Black women…to implore all women of color to speak up and speak out about their battles with mood disorders and other mental illnesses.
The voting period will last from August 19 through September 6. I have teamed up with a great group of individuals to propose: Minorities in Health Tech: A How-to Workshop. It is designed as an insider’s guide to the unique aspects of the health innovation sector. Ivor Horn, MD MPH, Kimberly Bryant, and Damon Davis, MBA will … Continue reading
Last night, I attended an event put together by MobiHealth DC, a group for enthusiast of the mobile health revolution that is taking place in the health information technology arena. There are many exciting technologies and applications that will help health care consumers and ePatients. Tools to assist in education, engagement and empowerment. With this post, however, I want to give a hello to the new folks I met during the networking and innovation showcase and provide a brief introduction to enBloom!
Our first enBloom promotion! Okay folks, you have until Friday, April 3 (5:00pm EDT) to leave a comment for any one of the Fitness Friday posts. The best comment will win this electronic pedometer. Set goals, track your progress…use an electronic pedometer to get the most out of your walking (or running) workout. Drop those comments at: