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Articles by Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP
About Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP

Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP is Founder and Executive Editor of Policy Prescriptions®. A summa cum laude graduate of Morehouse College, Dr. Dark earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He holds a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He completed his residency training at George Washington University. Currently, Dr. Dark is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and a Health Policy Scholar in the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. He produces a health policy podcast for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Dark’s commentary and opinions on this website are his own and do not represent the views of Baylor College of Medicine or the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | YouTube | More Posts

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Health

Thomas Jefferson included the health of the American people as a specific right when he uttered, “Without health there is no happiness.” Yet, among these inalienable rights – life and the pursuit of happiness – appear to be denied by [...]

July 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Did you notice we are not having a gun debate right now?

In the midst of the horrific tragedy in London, the President tweeted a rhetorical question about how there wasn’t a gun debate following that terror attack unlike those in San Bernadino or Orlando. Trump simplistically explains the answer to [...]

June 5, 2017 // 0 Comments


Schedule 9 a.m. Opening Remarks Dr. Cedric Dark 9:15 – 10 a.m. The New War on Drugs: Why Pharmaceutical Prices are Rising and How We Can Fight Against Them? Dr. Goldina Erowele 10 – 10:45 a.m. Transparency in Healthcare Will Posting [...]

May 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

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