Town Hall Meeting Addresses “Pharmacy Deserts” On South And West Sides
In late 2017, researcher Dima Qato unveiled a three-year study aimed at identifying communities on Chicago’s south and west sides where pharmacies are closing.
On Thursday night, she held a town hall meeting at the Carter Woodson Library on the city’s South Side to discuss the issue with residents.
Qato and community activist Melvin Thompson join the Morning Shift to talk about the event, and what they heard from residents.
GUEST: Dima Qato, assistant professor of pharmacy systems, outcomes and policies at the University of Illinois at Chicago
Melvin Thompson, executing director of The Endeleo Institute
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