GISB Virtual Speaker Series: Raising Racial Awareness

GISB Virtual Speaker Series: Raising Racial Awareness

January 19, 2021, 7:00 PM EST|Online|REGISTER

In this presentation, Dr. Jacqueline Dougé, MD, MPH, FAAP will discuss the importance of addressing race and racism and provide strategies on how to have the conversations in our schools and homes.

Jacqueline Dougé, MD, MPH, FAAP is a pediatrician, speaker and writer. Dr. Dougé holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Medical Degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Rutgers University. In addition, she earned a certificate in writing for children and young adults from McDanial College.

Dr. Dougé’s experience includes general pediatric practice, public health, school-based health centers, project management, policy development, program development, program evaluation, health promotion, health disparities, media, adolescent health, school health, cultural competency, and community engagement.  In addition, Dr. Douge is the author of the middle grade novel, Learning To Love All of Me, and creator of What is Black? blog and podcast.

Dr. Dougé has served in several volunteer and leadership roles, including currently serving on the Frederick County Public School Racial Equity Committee and Chair of Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MDAAP) Committee to Achieve Antiracism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She’s a member of SCBWI. She’s also served as the American Academy of Pediatrics Public Health Special Interest Group Co-chair, member of the Howard County School Health Council, Practical Playbook National Advisory Committee Member, member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion and Past President of the Maryland Public Health Association.  She resides in Frederick, Maryland with her husband and two sons.