If you asked your doctor. Have you taken the COVID 19 Vaccination you will get a different answer depending on whom you asked. The same is true if you ask the members of our panel in Part 3 of our ongoing discussion on Optimal Black Health Care During The COVID 19 pandemic. Find out why at this free forum sponsored by CEMOTAP NY AND CEMOTAP OHIO on Zoom on Saturday MARCH 28, 2021 AT 2 pm. RSVP by Calling or Texting 347-907-0629 or emailing Bashlefi@gmail.com
Dr. Justice began her career in medicine as a surgeon in New York City. After several years as a practicing surgeon, she decided to enter the field of Psychiatry and received training in a
Fellowship program at UCLA. She is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with training in all aspects of psychiatry and the law. Dr. Justice has a broad experience testifying in criminal and civil cases and has been deposed extensively from 300 to 400 times. She has also testified frequently as mental health expert witness for the state of California.
Her unique background in physical medicine, trauma, psychopharmacology and surgery, combined with her psychiatric expertise, gives her an in-depth understanding of the multitude of factors at issue in civil litigation cases. Dr. Justice is currently Attending Forensic Psychiatrist,
Director of Psychiatric Training at the Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk California and a Psychiatrist at the psychopharmacology Center for Behavior Medicine in Whittier, California
Dr. Justice received her MD and completed her surgery internship and residency at Presbyterian Medical Center, Department of Surgery, College of Physicians Surgeons of Columbia University, Harlem, where she was appointed Chief Resident. She returned to the same school to intern in adult psychiatry. Dr. Justice earned fellowships for Cultural Research in Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association, in Psychodynamic and Psychotherapy from New York University Psychodynamic Institute and in Forensic Psychiatry from the Department of
Psychiatry University of California at UCLA.
Dr. Kamau Kokayi, MD is a Holistic Medicine Specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field.
Dr. Kokayi received his Medical Doctorate from Yale School of Medicine, and completed his residency with board certification in Family Medicine. He went on to be certified in acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and applied kinesiology, and has extensive post graduate homeopathic training in US and Europe.
With over 30 years experience integrating allopathic medical science with bioenergetic therapies and traditional healing systems, Dr. Kokayi’s broad knowledge base and depth of understanding provide him with a multilayered lens to evaluate and treat patients suffering in body, mind, and spirit. His toolbox includes clinical nutrition, detoxification, chelation, intravenous vitamin therapy, HCG weight loss therapy, craniosacral therapy, phytotherapy, chiropractic manipulation, regenerative cellular therapy, and bioenergetic healing, among other modalities, for successful management and treatment of a wide variety of conditions encountered in daily medical practice.
Dr. Burnett William Gallman, Jr., an accomplished physician, has spent his life sharing knowledge with his community. He is also an avid music lover and performer. A native of Hartsville, S.C., he attended Morehouse College and graduated from Benedict College, where he earned a band scholarship. He graduated from Hahnemann Medical School (now Drexel University College of Medicine) and completed his internship and residency training at the District of Columbia General Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Gallman has served as chief of internal medicine at both Richland Memorial Hospital and the Baptist Medical Center (both now a part of Palmetto Health) in Columbia, S.C., and now works at Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn Veteran’s Administration Medical Center and is in part-time private practice as a gastroenterologist.
His love of music began at an early age, as Gallman’s mother started teaching him piano lessons at age three. As a teenager, he earned extra money by playing at several churches in the Hartsville area, served as student band director for the Butler High School marching band and played in several all-state bands. At Morehouse College, he was a member of the marching band and also the acclaimed Morehouse Glee Club, which afforded him many unique opportunities including performing at the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Gallman has lectured on medical, historical, and cultural topics to professional and civic groups across the United States and beyond. He has also written five books, co-authored and edited other books and written several essays and articles.
His lifetime of service has included mentoring young people in various capacities. He also served as a media personality offering medical advice as well as covering African and African American cultural and historical topics. He serves as a member of several boards of directors, including the National Board of the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations, and is a graduate of Leadership South Carolina. Gallman is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity and is currently co-chair of the council of elders education commission of the KRST Universal Temple in Columbia.
Neema Hooker is a graduate of HCBU Claflin University. She earned her degree in Biochemistry and went on to further her education at the Medical University of South Carolina earning her Medical Degree. She completed a residency in Family Medicine at Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC where she served as chief resident her final year. Neema was a presidential scholar in the Alice Carson Tisdale Honors College, served as 2008-2009 Miss Pre-Alumni, and was one of the founding members of Pulse Dance Co to name a few of her accomplishments.
She now resides in Charlotte, working as a board certified Family Physician. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Medical Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, Inc.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking and other outdoorsy activities as well as staying active in dance and yoga. In addition, she serves as a mentor in the Young Black Leadership Alliance.
At Claflin, Neema was a presidential scholar in the Alice Carson Tisdale Honors College, served as 2008-2009 Miss Pre-Alumni, and was one of the founding members of Pulse Dance Co to name a few of her accomplishments.
She now resides in Charlotte, working as a board certified Family Physician. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the National Medical Association and Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, Inc.
In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking and other outdoorsy activities as well as staying active in dance and yoga. In addition, she serves as a mentor in the Young Black Leadership Alliance.
Dr. Keith Jawara Hunter, M.D. Is an Anesthesiologist with a remote background in Rehab Medicine and Accupuncture..
Board certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology Certification in Anesthesiology
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Certification in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
•P.E.A.C.E. Health Center is a Kawaida health institution working under the principle, Kujichagulia (Self-Determination), highlighting our ability to define ourselves, name ourselves, and speak for ourselves, create for ourselves (Community Health and Well-Being).
•Dr. Shadidi Beatrice Chase Kinsey and the practitioners at P.E.A.C.E. HEALTH CENTER are committed to providing quality healing in the heart of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York.
•Since 1989, Dr. Kinsey has provided HIV/AIDS treatment and alcohol/substance detoxification services using acupuncture at community-based organizations.
•In 1987, Dr. Kinsey earned her acupuncture diploma from the Harlem-based Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine; in 1988, the International Institute of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine certified her a Doctor of Acupuncture; in 1989, she earned certification from the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncturist and Oriental Medicine; that same year she earned certification as an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist.
•In 1992, “Mama Bea,” as she is known in the community, was the first African American licensed by New York State to practice acupuncture. This certification capped her decade-long quest for the knowledge and tools that would enable her to make a positive contribution to the health care available to her community. This quest was pursued while working full-time inside and outside her home. She is a widow, mother of six, and grandmother of eight.•Dr. Kinsey is the Vice-Chair of the N.Y. chapter of the National Association of Kawaida Organizations (NAKO) N.Y. Chair, Dr. Segun Shabaka. National Chair, Dr. Maulana Karenga, Chair of The Organization Us, Creator of Kawaida, Kwanzaa, and the Nguzo Saba.

•Among her numerous awards include: 1993 Keeper of the Dream Award presented by Johnson Preparatory School, Brooklyn, NY; 1994 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Nia and Healing Hands presented by the Howard Houses Tenants Council; 1998 Dr. Mutulu Shakur Health Activist Award presented by Family and Friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur; 1999 Keepers of the Flame Award presented by Kwanzaa Collective of Brooklyn, NY; 2002 Founders Award presented by Malcolm X Day Parade and Celebration Committee; in 2011, Dr. Kinsey was acknowledged as one of New York’s Top Doctors and given a feature story by The Network Journal;

•2013 Junteenth Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Kow Teff School of African Dance and African Dance Company, “In recognition of the indelible mark you have made on our community through your lifetime commitment to healing, leadership, service, and maintaining the cultural values of our people.”
•2015 Certificate of Appreciation from SANKOFA COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT , INC. The Umoja Award: is Presented to
•For your unwavering Commitment to the Spirit of Umoja.

•2016 Black History Award from Khamau Black Student Association,
•Pacific College Oriental Medicine to Dr Shadidi B. Chase Kinsey
•“May we never forget the struggle, nor the doors you left opened,
•Or the shoulders that we stand upon.

•2018 Omo Obatala Egbe, Inc. presented to Dr. Shadidi B. Chase Kinsey, Healer and Community Activist “We, the Omo Obatala Egbe, Inc. proudly present this award to you Honoring your dedicated service bringing health and healing to our community. And your activism for the Liberation of African Peoples”.

•2019 Harlem Fine Arts Show African Americans in Medicine Award for dedicated service and commitment to excellence.
Dr. James C. McIntosh, is an African media activist, author and retired physician who practiced psychiatry for 40 years. He is a Co-Chair and Co Founder of CEMOTAP (The Committee To Eliminate Media Offensive To African People i and a past president of Board For The Education Of People Of African Ancestry. He was a founding member of United African Movement and the first chairman of their Health Committee and the original moderator and founder of their speaker series originating in the Slave Theater. He is the past president of the nation's largest union of salaried physicians, The Committee of Interns and Residents. He is the host of MIND FIELD A RADIO PROGRAM ABOUT BLACK MENTAL HEALTH AIRING ON WEDNESDAYS AT 2 pM ON WBAI FM 99.5 NYC He is a a much sought after lecturer and the author of several books including, The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald J. Trump, The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Rudolph Giuliani, That Which Cannot Be Destroyed, State Rape and Prosecutorial Misconduct. He is a Columnist for the Black Star News Newpaper, former columnist for the Daily Challenge Newspaper, New York City's only Black Daily Newspaper and has been a frequent contributor to the Black newspapers such as, The Amsterdam News, Black American and Big Red News.
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