What a phenomenal experience to have shared my near-fatal Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) story of race-driven medical negligence on LIVE TV on Channel 4’s show, ‘Steph’s Packed Lunch’. It was even better that I got to tag team with the beautiful Dr Sharon (IG: @derm_chic) who has created an entire medical curriculum centered around this important … Continue reading CHANNEL 4 (LIVE) INTERVIEW – WHY IS IT HARDER TO DIAGNOSE DISORDERS ON NON-WHITE SKIN?
It was so wonderful to sit down with my sister Queen Mo and literally review defining moments of my life so far. I felt like I was on that show “This is your life” 😝 In my 27 years I have been through so much, achieved remarkable things, and grown into the beautiful woman of … Continue reading “This Is Your Life” – Interview with MoChunks and a Post-interview reflection piece
This week I was a Guest Lecturer for the medical students at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in New Mexico, USA. In this lecture, I share on the visual presentation of Stevens-Johnson (SJS) in people of colour - using myself as a Case Study. In addition, I share my disheartening experience of systemic racism in health care due to the lack of representation of Black and Ethnic groups in medical education curricular. The session ended with a brilliant question, answer and comment session.
This debut novel by Eniola Prentice was an absolute joy to read. Eniola has a flare for writing in such a way that is relatable to the average reader, you don’t have to be American or a medical student to understand the contents of this novel; I’m British and a Psychology student, so there you go! I … Continue reading Still