Tour for Diversity in Medicine

Meet Our Co-Directors

Alden M. Landry, MD, MPH is an emergency medicine physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is the founder of Hip Hop Health Inc.  He also holds other academic positions including Senior Faculty at the Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Associate Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Faculty Assistant Director of the Office of Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School. He received his BS from Prairie View A&M University in 2002, MD from the University of Alabama in 2006 and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2009. In 2010, he earned an MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He completed the Commonwealth Fund/Harvard University Fellowship in Minority Health Policy in 2010 as well. He was also awarded the Disparities Solutions Center/Aetna Fellow in Health Disparities award in 2010-2011. In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Landry is involved in research on emergency department utilization trends, disparities in care and quality of care. He also co-instructs two courses at Harvard School of Public Health and teaches cultural competency to residents.  Linkedin

Kameron Leigh Matthews, MD, JD is a board-certified Family Physician. She joined the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System in December 2013 as the Chief Medical Officer of Mile Square Health Center, a federally qualified health center with a strong history. She is Associate Medical Director with the UI Health Department of Managed Care and is a member of the UIC Cancer Center. She previously served as Site Medical Director of the Division Street site of Erie Family Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Chicago that treats an underserved, Latino patient population. Prior to that position, she worked for two years as a staff Attending Physician at Cermak Health Services of Cook County, the entity that provides healthcare to the 10,000 detainees of the Cook County Department of Corrections. She currently serves patients in the South Shore neighborhood and teaches residents and medical students.

Dr. Matthews earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and her law degree at the University of Chicago. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Polaris Charter Academy, an expeditionary-learning charter school in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, and on the Board of Directors of Health & Medicine Policy Research Group. She writes as a Lead Analyst for PolicyPrescriptions, an evidence-based health policy website.  Linkedin

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