A University of East London (UEL) lecturer has been named by Men's Health as one of "13 Inspirational Black Men Who Are Leading Their Fields and Paving the Way for the Next Generation." The list was published to recognise Black History Month and to honour Black men who have led the way and inspired in their chosen field.
Dr Winston Morgan, a reader in toxicology and clinical biochemistry, has conducted extensive studies this year around the claim that Black men are three times more likely to die of COVID-19 than white men. Dr Morgan says this is related to social inequalities rather than genetics.
The list of inspirational men covers a wide-range of professions including sporting stars, community leaders, mentors, coachers, fashion chiefs and more. Other members of the list include footballer Raheem Stirling, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton and designer, art director and entrepreneur Virgil Abloh.
Dr Morgan said,