Date(s) - Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hosted by: The NIMH Disparities Team and the NIMH Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity
This lecture marks the launch of the NIMH James Jackson Memorial Award.
During the lecture, the inaugural award winner, Dr. Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. will discuss how his current research, mentoring, and community engagement advances the fields of mental health disparities and minority mental health.
About Dr. Neblett:
Enrique W. Neblett, Jr., is a Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Associate Director of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center. He is one of the leading U.S. scholars in the area of racism and health, with a particular focus on understanding how racism-related stress influences the mental and physical health of young Black Americans. In his newest line of research, he conducts community-based participatory research with an eye toward developing and implementing interventions, programs, and policies that can: 1) address the mental health consequences of individual, cultural, and structural racism; 2) improve health; and 3) promote health equity.