.February 25 – March 10, 2021
- How Does Sleep Affect Glaucoma?
Sleep is an essential part of everyday life. Though generally a time for healing, there are changes to the body’s physiology and positioning that can have a negative effect on glaucoma and eye pressure. By age 69, nearly six percent of Black Americans have glaucoma; their risk rises to nearly 12 percent after age 80.
Jun 03 – Jun 16, 2021
- Eye Injury and Glaucoma: Questions and Answers
Each year more than 2.5 million eye injuries occur in the United States. Eye injuries can lead to several eye problems including glaucoma which is usually caused by a blunt force trauma to the eye.
April 22 – May 05, 2021
- Bloomberg Philanthropies Helps Expand Black Medical School COVID-19 Operations
Bloomberg Philanthropies is providing more than $6 million collectively to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools to expand their mobile unit COVID–19 vaccine operations in their local communities. Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, for instance, will allow Howard's College of Medicine to purchase a new, larger mobile unit.