Join us for a conversation about men’s health as it relates to men’s health awareness, men’s willingness (or lack thereof) to access health care, and creating a culture where men within the minority communities are more engaged with their health.
Dr. Ulysses Burley III,
Chief Executive Officer/Founder
Dr. Ulysses W. Burley III is the founder of UBtheCURE LLC, a consulting company on the intersection of Faith, Health, and Human Rights. A native of Houston, Texas, Ulysses studied Biology and Spanish at Morehouse College and Medicine and Public Health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he went on to train in Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
Ulysses then served as Program Director for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Strategy on HIV/AIDS, as well as Director of HIV/AIDS Programs at Heights Pharmacy. Currently, Ulysses is the Project Director for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) Faith Initiative to connect with diverse faith communities to share evidence-based information regarding HIV and vaccines and antibodies being developed for its prevention.
Although his primary training is in Immunology and Cancer Epidemiology, Ulysses is dedicated to a vocation of social justice advocacy through faith and community-based initiatives. His main work has been around HIV and AIDS awareness, advocacy, and capacity building, but also includes LGBTQIA+, gender and racial justice, and peace in the Holy Land. He has been a guest at both the White House and United Nations for consultations on the intersections of faith and HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health rights, racial justice, and global drug reform.
Dr. Glen McWilliams
President, Manhattan Central Medical Society
National Medical Association
Dr. McWilliams is Chief of Robotic Surgery at the James J. Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at Columbia University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine and was named the James J. Peters VAMC Physician of the Year for 2018. He is a graduate of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Urology Residency Training Program. He completed a fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the National Cancer Institute and is a Lt. CDMR(ret) in the United States Public Health Service.
Dr. McWilliams is an active member of the American Urological Association, the R Frank Jones Urologic Society and the Society of Urologic Oncology. Dr. McWilliams in the President of the Manhattan Central Medical Society. Dr. McWilliams has an extensive experience in the minimally invasive and robotic surgery and developed the first Robotic Surgery Program within the Veterans Integrated Systems Network 2. Dr. McWilliams is an investigator on multiple research projects involving urologic oncology and health care disparities.
Originally published June 9, 2023
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