In preparation for Mississippi Health Disparities Conference 2021, WLOX news anchor Bill Elliot interviewed MHD2021 session chair Dr. Stephen Farrow about the conference to get more information about its focus and mission.

Elliot and Dr. Farrow discuss the state of health disparities in Mississippi, why MHD2021 is a step forward in addressing those disparities, and how it all relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WLOX is a news station based in Biloxi, Mississippi. The interview was broadcast live over the local cable television network on August 2, 2021.

Dr. Stephen Farrow is the executive director of the National Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute at Tradition. His session at MHD2021 was titled “A New Hope: Managing Diabetes and Obesity Disparities through Research and Education.”

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