Rhodes College is proud to announce Dr. Kendra G. Hotz as the first holder of the newly created Robert R. Waller Chair in Population Health.
Rhodes' Dr. Kendra G. Hotz commutes 13 miles round trip to work!
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Massachusetts has just published a new course co-designed by Rhodes professor Kendra G. Hotz with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare surgeon Dr. Nia Zalamea.
America has great doctors, hospitals and medical research facilities, but not everyone benefits equally, according to Dr. Kendra G. Hotz.
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Kendra G. Hotz offers courses in theology and ethics and leads the department’s internship program in health equity. She also serves as the Coordinator of the Urban and Community Health Concentration, an innovative, community-integrative academic program that engages students in open dialogue about the complex relationships between race and social class, access to health care, religious faith, and health outcomes.
Dr. Kendra G. Hotz, assistant professor of religious studies at Rhodes, has published "'Big Momma Had Sugar, Imma Have It Too’ -Medical Fatalism and the Language of Faith Among African American Women in Memphis” in the Journal of Religious Health, Volume 53, No. 5.
Kimberly Macharia, a first-year student from Marietta, GA, has published an essay on the blog, "Rhetoric, Race, and Religion."
Dr. Elizabeth Thomas and Dr. Kendra Hotz taught separate classes that cross-enrolled their students as part of the new concentration, public health.