DEI

March Meeting Minutes

  • Minute Taker: Emily Lapidus

  • Leadership update:  Presenter- Shannon 

December Meeting Minutes

  • Minute Taker: Emily

  • Group photo (for the web)

  • Review of Reading/Continuing Education (Shannon: 15 minutes)

Black in Psych Fall Networking and Wellness

Date: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Virtual
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Black in Psych is hosting its Fall Networking and Wellness virtual social Thursday, November 11th at 6pm EST and we are inviting all Black students and faculty to attend!
 
Black in Psych is an association formed to promote visibility, community, and networking opportunities between Black professionals and trainees across the field of psychology. We seek to celebrate, amplify, and support Black voices in psychology and to encourage dialogue around the intersections of psychology, race, social justice, and equity.
 
Building upon our highly successful Black in Psych Week of virtual activities and panels in March, we are hosting this social to further connect Black psychologists ahead of the new academic year. We hope to provide some much needed fellowship and support in these trying times as we forge ahead. Would you please circulate this message and flyer throughout your department? The link to register is: tinyurl.com/BiPFallFun . We can be found online at www.blackinpsych.org and on Twitter @blackinpsych.

Black in Psych Fall Networking and Wellness

Date: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Virtual
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Type of Event (for grouping events):
Black in Psych is hosting its Fall Networking and Wellness virtual social Thursday, November 11th at 6pm EST and we are inviting all Black students and faculty to attend!
 
Black in Psych is an association formed to promote visibility, community, and networking opportunities between Black professionals and trainees across the field of psychology. We seek to celebrate, amplify, and support Black voices in psychology and to encourage dialogue around the intersections of psychology, race, social justice, and equity.
 
Building upon our highly successful Black in Psych Week of virtual activities and panels in March, we are hosting this social to further connect Black psychologists ahead of the new academic year. We hope to provide some much needed fellowship and support in these trying times as we forge ahead. Would you please circulate this message and flyer throughout your department? The link to register is: tinyurl.com/BiPFallFun . We can be found online at www.blackinpsych.org and on Twitter @blackinpsych.

One size does not fit all: tailoring PrEP delivery for Black Women in the U.S.

Date: 
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 
Room 410A of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building
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Mass Incarceration as a Social Structural Driver of Health Inequities

Date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Location: 
Room 110 of the Healthy Kentucky Research Building
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November Meeting Minutes

  • Minute taker: Baylee

  • Review of Reading/Continuing Education (Krystal: 15 minutes)

    • Reflection: 

October Meeting Minutes

  • Discussion of How to Keep up with best practices in DEI (Krystal: 5-10 minutes)

    • Continuing Education through the department/larger sphere

September 2021 DEI Committee Meeting Minutes

September Meeting Minutes

  • Welcome and introductions

  • Review of our policies, procedures, and initiatives developed over the past 8 months

  • Identifying the leadership subcommittee

Apply lessons learned about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in healthcare from 2020 for graduate students and early career professionals

Date: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
virtual
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The year 2020 awakened the need to examine justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in our healthcare system and research programs. The scholars in this webinar are from diverse backgrounds and will be sharing their experiences and lessons learned and providing tips on how the audience can turn the lessons from 2020 into actionable initiatives in their research, advocacy, and training programs. REGISTER HERE!

Dr. Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D is Professor Beckman Research Institute, Associate Director of the Division of Health Equities and Founding Director of the Center of Community Alliance for Research and Education, City of Hope Medical Center.  As an advocate-population scientist, she is working closely with multiethnic, BIPOC, and multisectoral partners to develop and implement evidenced based, culturally, clinically and community responsive health improvement studies and interventions. Her mission is to conduct multidisciplinary, translational research while engaging advocates and civil society in science to speed-up and ensure the public benefit of biomedical research and advancements. She holds several national leadership roles within the American Association for Cancer Researchers. She is a leader within the NIH-funded African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium where she co-chairs the Women’s Cancers Working-Group; Society of Behavioral Medicine, Cancer Special Interest Group-Health Equity; CancerCare Patient Values Initiative_Patient Values Working-Group; ASCO-Depression and Anxiety Expert Panel. She is a Life member of Association of Black Psychologists. She is a notable leader in examining health disparities, cancer inequities and survivorship. She has published over 100 articles and book chapters.  In 2017, she coauthored Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer: for Dummies, Wiley, NY. She thrives on faith, family, science to society, and organic gardening.

Dante Morehead, MPH, is the community health educator/researcher for African American/African descent populations with the Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at Fred Hutch/Univ. of Washington Cancer Consortium. His work focuses on outreach, engagement, education & community-based participatory research with communities and underserved populations in the western Washington catchment area. He works with patients, researchers, physicians, community advocates, and CBOs to address systemic inequities in cancer prevention and care. His own journey with that of a rare, genetic disease and his own journey through chemotherapy drives his passion for public health and research.

As a PhD student at UW-Madison, Apoorva Reddy is currently testing a technology-based pharmacy intervention and conducting clinical research to test the efficacy of CBD oil. She earned a Master's of Science degree in Health Services Research in Pharmacy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a TL1 Fellow with the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, she also completed the certificate in fundamentals of clinical research. Apoorva earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and minor in Spanish Studies from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Apoorva is President of the Global Health, One Health Interest Group based in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. She serves on the student subcommittee for the UW Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Her goal is to improve diversity and collaborative training approaches across health professions.

Adati Tarfa is a pharmacist and third-year PhD student in Health Services Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy. Adati’s doctoral research examines the barriers to retaining people living with HIV in care utilizing stakeholder perspectives. Her goal is to promote collaborative practices between social workers and pharmacists to improve HIV care in communities. Additionally, Adati is involved in self-directed learning to understand justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and pharmacy practice. She works as the graduate assistant to the Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives at her institution to implement best practices in creating an equitable environment for graduate students, faculty, and staff. Adati currently serves as the Student Liaison of the Health Equity SIG.

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