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  • Dr. Powell on NPR to discuss Mental Healthcare and Males
    Dr. Powell, a clinical psychologist, and the director of the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health, recently sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to discuss her work and why it’s so difficult to reach males in need of mental healthcare and support.
    Posted on March 15, 2018
  • Meet the Researcher – Dr. Wizdom Powell
    HDI Director, Dr. Wizdom Powell, is interviewed on her professional and personal accomplishments and goals for the future. Read the full interview here.
    Posted on March 15, 2018
  • Dr. Powell Presents at the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus
    Men’s Health Network in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus held a briefing on Men’s and Boys’ Mental Health Issues: Gateways to Opioid and Drug Abuse?¬†HDI’s Director presented alongside many others. View the presentation below.
    Posted on February 13, 2018
  • Jay Z Discusses Mental Health Stigma
    Refinery 29 talks to Jay Z, Dr. Wizdom Powell, and others about the stigma that exists around Mental Health care for men of color. Read more about the discussion.
    Posted on February 1, 2018

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