Dr. Wizdom Powell, Ph.D., and the UConn Health Disparities Institute (HDI) team announce the launch of several arts-based initiatives to advance health equity in CT. These events will begin in June, during National Men’s Health Month, and will focus initially on visualizing health equity for Boys and Men of Color.
Register for the Upcoming Events on Visualizing Health Equity for Boys and Men of Color
You can also read media coverage on this initiative:
Visual Arts Inspiring Health Equity for CT Boys and Men of Color
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has appointed Dr. Wizdom Powell to the National Advisory Committee for their Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program. Read more below:
National Honors for UConn Health
The Connecticut Health Foundation and the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health have published two policy briefs on best practices in connecting clinical care with community organizations:
Key Elements for Advancing Clinical-Community Integration, written by Health Disparities Institute Director Wizdom Powell, Ph.D., M.P.H., provides an overview of the work and recommendations for designing effective models.
Clinical-Community Integration: The Role of Health Information Technology, written by Health Disparities Institute Associate Director Victor G. Villagra, M.D., focuses on the importance of systems that allow clinical and community providers to communicate and share information about their shared clients.