Eddie L. Greene, M.D., Consultant in Nephrology, Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine's Office of Diversity, and Member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors, was invited to present the Keynote Address and Grand Rounds at the Morehouse School of Medicine's 2015 Research Retreat on November 20, 2015. The retreat's title, "Translating Discovery Into Health Equity: Where Do We Go From Here?" reflected the retreat's focus of starting and maintaining successful health disparities research and interventions. Dr. Greene's address was entitled, "Building The Case For The Actualization of Health Opportunities With Multiple Bricks At A Time." Morehouse College, a private, liberal arts, historically black college, had its start in 1867 and established its School of Medicine in 1975. It is currently undergoing strategic planning initiatives for patient care, research and community engagement, led by current President, Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D.