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Improved Medicare for All: Universal Single-Payer Health Care webinar

01:42:00

Jul 31, 2020 04:47 PM

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Speakers

Margaret Flowers, MD
Margaret Flowers is a pediatrician who practiced for 17 years. She is an advisor to the board of Physicians for a National Health Program and a co-founder of the Maryland Health Care is a Human Right campaign. She is currently a co-director of Popular Resistance and co-host of Clearing the FOG Radio. She runs the Health Over Profit for Everyone (HOPE) campaign. Flowers is also active in the Green Party just completing her term as national co-chair and she ran for Senate in Maryland in 2016.
William D Clark, MD
William D. Clark is sad about healthcare injustices, distressed that US healthcare outcomes rank low, and hopes Maine AllCare can assist in establishing universal healthcare in Maine. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, served in the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service, and did a fellowship in Health Services Research at Harvard School of Public Health. In addition, he directed the Medicine Residence at Cambridge Hospital, and was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard. Dr. Clark practiced general medicine in Bath and was Medical Director of the Addiction Resource Center in Brunswick, Maine. He is a founding member of the Academy of Communication in Healthcare, served as its President, and was managing editor of DocCom.
Glenn Simpson, LMSW-CC, CADC
Glenn Simpson LMSW-CC, CADC, is an activist, advocate, ally, and artist. He is also a person in long ­term recovery and believes in recovering loudly. Glenn holds a Master’s in Clinical Social Work with a concentration in Applied Arts and Social Justice from the University of New England and is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Glenn is an addiction and trauma therapist at Counseling and Trauma Therapy Associates in Portland and the creative director/co-founder of RRAD – the Radical Recovery Art Directive. Glenn’s goal is to broadcast a message of hope, understanding, and compassion by using art to reduce stigma associated with healing from substance use and trauma.