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Building the Case for Faculty Diversity

This blog post is part one of a three-part series that focuses on the state of racial and ethnic diversity in academia. These posts discuss the need for faculty... Read More

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Intersections between Health, Urban Planning, and Community Development: A Retrospective View

Cities have changed dramatically over the course of my 25-year career. With policy changes, urban planning advances, and new lifestyle trends, cities are drawing more... Read More

Hospitals, Population Health, and Communities of Color: Addressing Root Causes of Poor Health

Let’s rewind the clock to about 13 years ago, when the Institute of Medicine released its landmark report, Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic... Read More

How Do You Know You’re Better than Good Enough?

Do you really think you’re good enough to do this work? Many underrepresented researchers deal with this question on a daily basis. It was a recurring topic... Read More

How Do You Keep Your Dream Alive?

A person is the product of their dreams. So make sure to dream great dreams. And then try to live your dream. — Maya Angelou Ten years ago, Debra Joy... Read More

Beyond Just a “Phase:” Acknowledging the Role of Diversity and Culture in Mental Health

Overall, my childhood wasn’t terribly remarkable. I have four older siblings from my dad’s first marriage. Technically, they are my half- brothers and... Read More

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