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Dr. Khabele is tackling disparities impacting people of color

WashU ObGyn Department Chair, Dr. Dineo Khabele, is the first Black Chair at the institution. She has firsthand seen the disparities in care and is set to be proactive in mending the problem.

“Sometimes it feels hopeless, and sometimes people feel sort of dejected or like they can’t do anything. I want to let people know that you can move the needle with whatever tools you have, wherever you are

Dineo Khabele, MD

Third-year resident, Dr. Halley Staples, speaks on how Dr. Khabele is paving the way for aspiring physicians like herself.

To have her be there in that spot, it tells other people maybe one day I can do something even a tenth of what she’s done for us

Halley Staples, MD