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Dr. Kisha Holden Recently Elected as Chair-Elect of the MSM Faculty Assembly

Dr. Kisha Holden was recently elected as the Chair-Elect of the MSM Faculty Assembly. Dr. Holden's tenure as the Chair-Elect will go through the end of the current fiscal year and will culminate

Dr. Carey Roth Bayer at The Georgia Social Work Oncology Group 2016 Fall Conference

Tomorrow, October 28th, The Georgia Social Work Oncology Group will be holding their 2016 Fall Conference & 20th Anniversary Celebration, and Dr. Carey Roth Bayer, Associate Professor of the Department of Community Health

MSM Wins School-Based Partner of the Year 2016-17

On October 26th, at the Atlanta Public Schools’ “APyeS! Awards,” Morehouse School of Medicine was named the 2016-17 “School-Based Partner of the Year” for our partnership with Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy. The award

Health Policy Fellows & Alumni Heading to APHA 2016

Satcher Health Policy Health Policy Fellows, colleagues from Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), and fellowship alumni from across the country are heading to Denver this weekend for

Dr. Gigi Bastien Speaks at a World Mental Health Day Event in Liberia!

For about a month now SHLI's very own, Dr. Gigi Bastien, has been in Liberia conducting Ebola research under her recently recieved Fogarty Fellowship. On October 10th Dr. Bastien was asked to deliver the key

Dr. Wrenn Appointed to Director of Kennedy Center for Mental Health…

After having served as Director for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute's Division of Behavioral Health, Glenda Wrenn, MD, MSHP has most recently been appointed as the new Director of the Kennedy Center for

On the Right PATH

“Kala” is a 19-year-old African American female. Kala’s school counselor, Mrs. Keala Edwards-Cooper, referred her to the PATH Program when she was a senior at Carver High School. Kala’s primary goals upon enrolling

SHLI’s Dr. Glenda Wrenn and Dr. LeRoy Reese to Participate in Community Conversation on Mental Health Stigma

Obtained from Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre presents the community conversation Combating Mental Health Stigmas in the African American Community, moderated by Dr. Glenda Wrenn of Morehouse School of Medicine, including expert panelists  journalist David A. Love, mental health professional Jasmine Banks, and community health expert Dr. Leroy Reese. This conversation takes place on October 15, 2016 at the theatre of Fulton County’s Southwest Arts Center from 12pm- 2pm. The 2 hour conversation will include a 30 minute Q&A with the community to create a dialogue about this important topic in the African American Community. This conversation is the springboard for our season opening production of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning family drama Proof by David Auburn, which deals with mental illness and the family bond. We encourage you to attend the community conversation and our production of Proof.  More info about the theatrical production of Proof can be found here: We encourage you to attend both events, and purchase tickets for the production of “Proof.” This community conversation event is free and open to the public. Continue reading “SHLI’s Dr. Glenda Wrenn and Dr. LeRoy Reese to Participate in Community Conversation on Mental Health Stigma” »

Center of Excellence for Sexual Health: How Do You Measure Success?

In a meeting recently, I was asked to answer the question, “Would you say the Center of Excellence for Sexual Health (CESH) has grown in capacity, decreased in capacity, or remained unchanged?” The

An Integrated Care Approach to Physical Activity in Patient Treatment

Webinar Overview: This webinar will explore how physical activity assessment, prescription, and linkage to community resources may be integrated into primary care and specialty medical practice. Dr. Jammie Hopkins of SHLI will be