Black History Month February 2022: Simone Wildes

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An infectious disease physician with a strong commitment to racial equity in medicine, Simone Wildes, MD, has been much in demand in recent months, including appointments to two high-profile state committees: Governor Charlie Baker’s COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 Health Equity Advisory Group.

These volunteer commitments are in addition to her duties as an infectious disease physician at South Shore Hospital in South Weymouth and clinical assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Wildes was one of the panelists on our Racial Justice Workgroup’s COVID 19 Vaccine Community Conversation for Black, Indigenous, and person of color communities in April 2021.

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