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Dr. Duane Dede, recipient of the Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Duane Dede who has been selected as the recipient of the Graduate Education Diversity Champion Award for 2021-2022. Dr. Dede was nominated by a graduate student for this award based on his tireless efforts in supporting students, leading our department HEARD committee, and promoting…

Intentions to Actions: Microaggressions in CHP

Please join the E&A committee on Friday, July 23rd, at 12 pm to join the discussion on microaggressions, with a focus on taking steps towards positive change for CHP.   Before attending the colloquium, please try to carve out time to watch this video:  https://youtu.be/ZahtlxW2CIQ (18 minutes).  …

How to be an Ally to our AAPI Friends

Please join the E&A committee on Friday, April 23rd at 12:00pm to further discuss how to be a better ally to our friends who identify as Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) via Zoom. https://ufl.zoom.us/my/loriwaxenberg…

Navigating Difficult Conversations in Academic, Clinical, and Research Spaces

Please join the E&A Committee on Friday the 26th at 12:00 pm to discuss how to navigate difficult conversations with patients, research participants, and/or classmates. These conversations might involve microaggressions or difficult discussions of race, politics, or other sensitive topics. There will be the option of joining one of three…

The Role for Psychology in a Redesigned Mental Health System

Dr. Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD. is the Chief Strategy Officer for Well Being Trust, a national foundation committed to advancing the mental, social and spiritual health of the nation. A clinical psychologist by training, he has worked to advance mental health throughout his career. Dr. Miller is also an Adjunct Professor…

Community-Based Interventions in Underserved Populations

Dr. Rob Newton’s research interests center on addressing health disparities in African American children, adults, and older adults. Although much of his work involves developing physical activity promotion interventions, he also engages in weight loss studies. Dr. Newton utilizes community-based and technology-based interventions to address health disparities. Currently, Dr. Newton…