New Publication led by UConn HDI Director, Dr. Wizdom Powell, PhD, MPH with Jennifer Richmond, MSPH, Dinushika Mohottige, PhD, Irene Yen, PhD, Allison Joslyn, MA, & Giselle Corbie-Smith, PhD! Read the full research article, “Medical Mistrust, Racism, and Delays in Preventative Health Screening Among African-American Men in The Journal of Behavioral Medicine Special Issue.
Highlighted in UConn Today, we have often presumed that Black men delay preventative services because of longstanding medical mistrust. But, our new research findings affirm that racism plays an equally critical role.
As part of the 2018 KIDS COUNT Data Book: Taking Stock Considering the Future of Child Well Being and Family Opportunity in Connecticut, Dr. Wizdom Powell writes an essay on the importance of addressing childhood health disparities and centering on trauma-informed care among racial/ethnic minority populations in CT. Today, her essay was published in the CT Mirror.
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