Pernell delivers keynote at Newark Beth Israel’s Black History Month celebration

Photo Courtesy of Patricia Mitrano
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center President and CEO Darrell K. Terry Sr. and Dr. Chris T. Pernell, center, pose for a photo with NBIMC Black History Month award winners, the Rev. Louise Scott-Rountree, manager of Clergy Affairs in Newark; former Newark City Council President Donald Bradley; and the NBIMC Black History Month planning committee.

NEWARK, NJ — Dr. Chris T. Pernell, a public health physician and social change agent, delivered a rousing keynote address at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center’s annual Black History Month celebration on Feb. 28.

Newark Beth Israel also honored several local trailblazers who have dedicated a lifetime of service to the city of Newark, including Councilwoman Mildred C. Crump, former Council President Donald Bradley, and the Rev. Louise Scott-Rountree, manager of clergy affairs in Newark.