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WVXU: Meet the UC doctor trying to change minds skeptical of the...

December 29, 2020

Louito Edje, MD, associate dean of graduate medical education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Medical Center, spoke with WVXU about why she is on a public relations blitz – participating in segments on CNBC, TMZ, BET and MSNBC - to change minds about vaccinations for COVID-19. The pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on Black Americans and Edje, a Black female physician, is hoping her participation in the Moderna vaccine trial and her voice may sway some opinions about vaccine safety and efficacy.

CNBC: Black health leaders try to build trust in the COVID-19...

December 11, 2020

Louito Edje, MD, associate dean of medical education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Medical Center, speaks with CNBC about her participation in a Phase 3 clinical trial for SARS-CoV-2 vaccine after three of her relatives died from the coronavirus. UC is one of approximately 90 sites in the country to host a trial for the mRNA-1273 vaccine developed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases scientists and collaborators at biotechnology company Moderna.

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November 10, 2020

He came to the University of Cincinnati from Harlem, via New York City’s prestigious High School of Economics & Finance. He came for a college education, to launch his military career in the ROTC, and to revel in the nationally ranked Bearcat basketball team. She came to UC from Columbus, Ohio, a Darwin T. Turner Scholar. She came for a college education, for the honors program, and to participate in activities sponsored by the African American Cultural and Research Center (AACRC).

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