SLMMS 2023 General Society Meeting
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
6:00 p.m. via ZOOM
The General Society Meeting is open to all SLMMS members but you must pre-register to receive the link to join. Register HERE
Kanika Cunningham, MD, MPH, director of the St. Louis County Department of Public Health, and Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, director of health for the City of St. Louis will be the co-presenters for the annual SLMMS General Society Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 12 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom. All SLMMS members are invited to participate.
The featured topic will be “Public Health Needs in the St. Louis Region” with an update from both physicians followed by Q & A. They will provide an overview of public health needs for the region and their continued efforts as St. Louis continues to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the nation’s largest public health emergencies in recent years.
Dr. Cunningham, a SLMMS member and St. Louis native, was appointed St. Louis County Public Health director in January. She received both her medical and MPH degrees from Saint Louis University. Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis has been the director of health for the City of St. Louis since October, 2021. She earned her medical degree from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and her MPH from Case Western Reserve University.
The General Society Meeting is an annual event where the slate of nominees for SLMMS officers and councilors, proposed by the Nominating Committee, is presented to the membership. The membership will also receive an update from the SLMMS Strategic Planning Committee.
Pre-registration is required to receive the meeting link and information. Register HERE.
Call to Order – 2023 President M. Laurin Council, MD
Nominating Committee Report – Ravi S. Johar, MD, committee chair
The committee will be recommending members for nomination to the following offices:
Nominations for SLMMS Annual Awards – David L. Pohl, MD, nominating committee member
Educational Presentation by Kanika Cunningham, MD, MPH, and Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, “Public Health Needs in the St. Louis Region”, followed by Q&A
Strategic Planning Committee Report – M. Laurin Council, MD, SLMMS President, committee chair