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Jitana Benton-Lee
Posted On December 18, 2020 10:34 pm
Assistant Professor Northern Kentucky University FOCUS There is a strong relationship between healthcare provider bias and the systemic barriers in health for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, often related to racism, that leads to health inequities. Jitana strives to ensure healthcare providers become consciously aware of their prejudice and adapt their care to meet… View Article
Libby Bland
Posted On December 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Senior Planner and Urban Designer Asakura Robinson FOCUS Libby’s passionate about understanding and building replicable affordable housing and supportive system models as part of a comprehensive strategy to stabilize families. She will be partnering with Project Row Houses in the Third Ward of Houston for this research. She will connect similar arts-based nonprofits that are… View Article
Derrius Quarles
Posted On December 18, 2020 8:31 pm
Co-Founder and Co-CEO BREAUX Capital FOCUS Derrius’ vision for a Culture of Health is one that leverages the Eight Forms of Capital Model—Human, Intellectual, Spiritual, Cultural, Social, Financial, Experiential, Natural—to promote a philosophy and policy interventions that equitably advance the health and wellness of the global population. His life and professional experience have both led… View Article
Danielle Hairston
Posted On December 18, 2020 8:09 pm
Physician, Psychiatry Howard University FOCUS Danielle Hairston’s area of focus is understanding the impact of systemic issues on mental health, especially in Black communities. Her work seeks to highlight the connection between racism, bias, and psychiatry. She envisions a culture that values equity of mental health care and treatment for marginalized populations. She plans to… View Article
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