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Shemeka Dawson, named community representative for a special study committee focused on school counselors

Ms. Shemeka Dawson was requested to serve as a community representative for a special study committee focused on school counselors that was convened by Georgia State Representative Joyce Chandler.  She elaborated on the

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‘There is no health without mental health’: Dr. Wrenn outlines national mental illness goals at NAMI conference

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, Dr. Glenda Wrenn—director of SHLI’s Division of Behavioral Health—spoke to a group of Montana mental health care professionals as a national health policy advocate at the 2015 Montana

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Camara Jones has been appointed new President of the American Public Health Association (APHA)

Camara Jones, MD, PhD, Mph, has been appointed as the new President of the American Public Health Association (APHA). At a recent APHA meeting, she provided a remarkable presidential address in topics to advance health

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Coffee & Conversations with the Vice President of Liberia – Post Ebola Recovery Strategies and Partnership

On October 20th, 2015 from 4:30-6:30pm, Morehouse School of Medicine hosted “Conversations and Coffee” with the Vice President of Liberia H.E. Joseph N. Boakai, Dr. and his delegation. The focus of the meeting

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Health Policy Fellows at APHA Annual Meeting 2015

The SHLI Health Policy Fellows are attending the 143rd APHA Annual Meeting in Chicago from October 31st to November 3rd focused on engaging public health professionals across the country to advance “Health in

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Recruiting Health Policy Leadership Fellows for 2016-2017

November 1st officially opens the application process for the 2016-2017 SHLI Health Policy Leadership Fellowship Program. Started in 2009, the fellowship is a multi-disciplinary training program designed to prepare physicians and postdoctoral professionals

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2015 State of the Union in Mental Health and Addiction

The Kennedy Forum and Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) are joining forces to launch the Kennedy Center for Mental Health Policy and Research at MSM’s Satcher Health Leadership Institute. The launch included the

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Dr. Brian McGregor Appointed to Southeastern Health Equity Council

The SHLI Division of Health Policy is excited to announce that Brian McGregor, PhD, a behavioral health disparities researcher in the division was appointed to the Southeastern Health Equity Council (SHEC) for a three

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Speaking With Patients About Sexuality and Gender – Part 1