RUN DMC's Darryl McDaniels on Making Music to Encourage Communities of Color to Get Vaccinated
“I look at music as being the bridge between health education and our city streets, and that is what Hip Hop Public Health is about. It’s about taking the magic of music and using it to empower positive health behaviors in our inner city streets,” says Olajide Williams, MD, professor and chief of staff of neurology at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. View the entire Entertainment Tonight interview here.
Dr. Williams has organized Community Pop-up Vaccination Sites for hundreds of underserved New Yorkers in Northern Manhattan through the Columbia Community Wellness Center, which he directs, located in the Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia's Manhattanville campus.
For more information about future pop-up vaccination clinics in Northern Manhattan, please contact the Columbia Community Wellness Center.