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Rosemary Nabaweesi
Posted On December 18, 2020 11:30 pm
Associate Professor in Health Policy Meharry Medical College FOCUS Dr. Nabaweesi, a Ugandan physician, conducts childhood injuries and infant mortality disparities research. Her research began 10 years ago when she noticed Black children presenting to the ER following traumatic injuries were more likely to experience preventable complications including death than their white counterparts. Her quality… View Article
Rose Tate
Posted On December 18, 2020 11:16 pm
Consultant/Trainer/Health Coach Public/Charter Schools FOCUS Rose Tate has a passion for working with communities and schools in Mississippi. Her work has been with at-risk community residents and children in the Mississippi Delta, implementing best practices that redefine how food is grown, selected, and consumed. She also has a desire to change the quality of life… View Article
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

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