remarks were delivered during the Juneteenth celebration at the George Stevens
Senior Resource Center.)
I have been
serving patients in Southeastern San Diego for 40 years. Health data 40 years
ago showed African Americans in Southeastern San Diego suffered the highest
rates of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes, when compared
to other parts of the county....
I have been an internal medicine doctor for more than 40 years. My practice is nestled in Southeastern San Diego, a cluster of working-class neighborhoods that historically were home to African American families, although these days their neighbors are much more diverse.Most of my patients are low-income residents of San Diego from a variety of ethnicbackgrounds, including African American, L...