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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

Promoting Mental Health Equity

SHLI's Dr. David Satcher and Sharon Rachel's article titled “Promoting Mental Health Equity: The Role of Integrated Care” was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. Read more here!

Satcher Health Leadership Institute Welcomes 2016-2017 Fellows

The Health Policy Leadership Fellowship program welcomed its 2016-2017 cohort of health policy fellows on September 1 st . The fellowship program is a unique multidisciplinary 10-month training program, focused at the intersection