"Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and addressing the needs of formerly incarcerated persons"

January 31st, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans

The Spring 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series presents:

“Responsive Healthcare: Identifying and addressing the needs of formerly incarcerated persons,” featuring Anjali Niyogi, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Director of the Formerly Incarcerated Transition (FIT) Clinic, and Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Director of the Louisiana Community Health Worker Training Institute.

This seminar will focus on identifying the needs of formerly incarcerated persons in New Orleans, identifying the barriers to addressing those needs and health disparities, and what steps can be taken to develop clinical strategies that address systematic racism and health disparities.

The seminar will from 12-1 p.m. in Room 1201, with additional Q&A and discussion from 1-1:30 p.m. in Room 1202.

Light lunch will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, and Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals.

For more information contact Naomi King Englar via email to nking2@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-988-7410.

February 2017 #LiveFitNOLA Twitter Chat with Salud America!

February 2nd, 2017

12-1 p.m. CT

Twitter (social media)

The national, Latino-focused initiative Salud America! or will be guest host for the February 2017 #LiveFitNOLA Twitter chat from 12-1 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 2.

To join the chat, follow the hashtag #LiveFitNOLA on Twitter at 12 p.m. CT on Feb. 2. To learn more, follow the moderators @TulanePRC and @FitNOLA, on Twitter, as well as the February guest host @SaludToday

For more information about past chats and learn what a Twitter chat is, click here to read our page on the #LiveFitNOLA chats.

"Making Connections: Mental Health and Wellbeing for Men and Boys"

February 6th, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans

The Spring 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series presents:

“Making Connections: Mental Health and Wellbeing for Men and Boys,” Khalilah V. Collins, MSW, Making Connections Coordinator, New Orleans Health Department.

This seminar will focus on the Making Connections project with New Orleans Health Department, funded by Prevention Institute and Movember Foundation. Attendees will learn to explain how male socialization influences mental wellbeing through definitions of masculinity and stigmas; describe the importance of prevention and early intervention to improve mental health and wellbeing; and list steps to addressing mental wellbeing through community based, culturally relevant approaches.

The seminar will from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Diboll Auditorium (first floor of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.)

Light lunch will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public. It also being held in conjunction with the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine’s 2017 Thought Symposium.

Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals, and Tulane SPHTM Student Government Association.

For more information contact Naomi King Englar via email to nking2@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-988-7410.

"Blueprint for Safety: How Questions Shape Action and Domestic Violence Policy"

February 15th, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans

The Spring 2017 Health, Racism, and Communication Seminar Series presents:

“Blueprint for Safety: How Questions Shape Action and Domestic Violence Policy,” featuring the New Orleans Health Department Blueprint for Safety program’s Nelle Noble, Esq., LCSW, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program Director, and Amy Jackson, LCSW, MPH, Interagency Coordinator.

New Orleans is one of four pilot cities for the Blueprint for Safety program, funded by the U.S. Department of Justice. Blueprint is focused on domestic violence, specifically victim safety, and works across multiple agencies and sectors, including police and public health.

The seminar will from 12-1 p.m. in Room 1201, with additional Q&A and discussion from 1-1:30 p.m. in Room 1202.

Light lunch will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Tulane Prevention Research Center, and Tulane Society of Young Black Public Health Professionals.

For more information contact Naomi King Englar via email to nking2@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-988-7410.

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