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National Medical Association Professional Development Series

Armen Henderson

Armen Henderson is a Philadelphia native and graduate of Meharry School of Medicine in 2014 and his Master of Business Administration Health/Health Care Administration/Management from Vanderbilt University/Owen Graduate School of Management.  He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami in 2017 and stayed on as faculty and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine.

Since moving to Miami, he has been an organizer with Dream Defenders, a Florida based social justice organization and founded the Dade County Street Response, 501c3 focusing on physician led community wide crisis efforts. He was also recently named the Florida state gun violence prevention fellow with Doctors For America.

Dr. Henderson is a NMA Climate and Health Equity Fellow. The Principal Investigator at the University of Miami Laboratory for Intergrative Knowledge where he devised a university wide curriculum that examines climate change and environmental justice through the lends of racism with scholars from the University of Miami schools of Law, Medicine, Political Science, Human Development and Atmospheric Science. A speaker series with international, national and local experts and policy makers underway.