Herbert Charles Smitherman, Jr., MD, MPH, FACP Curriculum Vitae Page 11
REGIONAL CONFERENCE DIRECTOR continues
Co-Chair, Fourth Annual State of Michigan, Senator Raymond M. Murphy’s African American Health Conference, Unity Baptist Church, Detroit, MI, September 2002.
Conference Director for the 1st Annual CME Symposium: Health Disparities: Seeking Solutions through Best Practices. Keynotes: Dr. David Satcher (former U.S. Surgeon General) Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS (State of Michigan Surgeon General), Joyce Essien MD, MBA (Director, Center for Public Health Emory University) at WSU McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Detroit, MI. May 2, 2003.
Planning Committee, Fifth Annual State of Michigan, Senator Raymond M. Murphy’s African American Health Conference, Unity Baptist Church, Detroit, MI. September 15-18, 2004.
SPECIAL COMMUNITY SERVICE:
1996 - Present Physician coverage for the National Mason Convention, Detroit MI
1996 - Present The Greater Detroit Area Health Council, member Urban Health Initiative Steering Committee
1996 – Present American Heart Association co-chairman November 1997 conference on African- American Women and Men facing Heart Disease, Stroke and Health together.
1996 – Present Partnership, Tried Stone Baptist Church and the University of Michigan worker health program, institute of labor and industrial relations, member.
1996 - Present Mayor of Detroit, Dennis Archer's Big Three subcommittee on Urban Health Initiative member.
1996 - Present American Heart Association; co-chairman Men's Committee, 1997 conference on African-American men and women.
1996 - Present Greater Detroit Health Council member 5th Annual Detroit Community Leaders Health Conference Planning Committee.
1996 - Present New Center Area Council Economic Development Committee member. 1996 - Present Archdioceses committee on the renovation of St. Vincent's, Detroit MI
National Community Service
1996 - Present The Harvest Institute, member of National African-American leadership organization, Washington DC.