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UConn HDI Intern Spotlight: Tarik

UConn HDI shines because of the excellence that incoming interns bring. Some of our interns even stay for years while some interns gain experience for are short-term. Every single person creates objectives, withstanding projects, and contributes to UConn HDI’s initiatives and mission in a valuable way. Meet Tarik!

 

 

New Research Publication Alert Led by Dr. Wizdom Powell

New Publication led by UConn HDI Director, Dr. Wizdom Powell, Ph.D., MPH, with Jennifer Richmond, MSPH, Dinushika Mohottige, Ph.D., Irene Yen, Ph.D., Allison Joslyn, MA, and Giselle Corbie-Smith, Ph.D.! 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.

HDI Initiatives to Advance Health Equity Among Boys and Men of Color

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