About the Speaker
Dr. Prakash graduated from The Ohio State University with a BA in English. She received her MD degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency followed by an Infectious Diseases fellowship at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. After serving as an Infectious Diseases physician in the United States Air Force for ten years on active duty status, she retired from the military in 2014 and joined SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Prakash serves as Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs and Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee in the Department of Internal Medicine. She is the founder and director of SIU Medicine’s Alliance for Women in Medicine and Science (AWIMS). Dr. Prakash serves as Chair of the Health and Healthcare Committee, Illinois Council on Women and Girls, and as Chair of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Diversity in Health Care Task Force. She is Chair of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) Rural Health Committee, Section of Diversity and Inclusion, and is also Chair of the AMWA Membership Committee. She lives in Springfield, Illinois with her husband, Dr. Eric Black, and their children, Eric Shiva and Ethan Prakash.
How to participate
The class will become available about 30 minutes prior to the start of the presentation. During this time, you should ensure that you have the Zoom client installed and working.
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How to get your Participation Certificate
After the presentation, return to this course to take the post-lecture quiz. The quiz will consist of information that was presented during the session and should not be difficult if you watched the presentation. Once you finish and pass the quiz, mark the course as complete. Your certificate will be available for download as a PDF file upon completion.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Students 395
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self