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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…

Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

November 8, 2019 – 12:00 -1:00 pm – HPNP G-103 Presented by Mr. Andrew Plumley, Associate Director, Equity in the Center In this session, we will engage and support UF faculty and students in bold conversation on the tactics and tools that will drive action to combat structural racism…

Colloquium Series: Healthcare in Translation: A Discussion with Carma Bylund

October 25, 2019; 12-1pm HPNP G-103 Dr. Carma Bylund is an Associate Professor in UF’s Department of Public Relations and the Division of Hematology & Oncology. As a behavioral scientist with international expertise in healthcare communication and education, she will be hosting today’s colloquium discussing working with interpreters…