COVID-19 is having a tremendous impact on communities of color. This webinar will explore national survey results related to the stress levels experienced, ways of coping used, and presence of depressive symptoms among African Americans, American Indians / Alaska Natives, non-Hispanic Whites, and women of color. Additionally, this webinar will highlight how this research was adapted and conducted for a national project during a global pandemic. Speakers will conclude with implications for clinical and public health practice as well as suggestions for next steps to address the concerns that were identified.
– Dr. Johanna E. Andrews (Postdoctoral Scholar, UNLV Center for Health Disparities Research)
– Dr. Eboni Anderson (Director of Community Oriented Primary Care and Assistant Professor of Public Health, A.T. Still University – School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona)
– Dr. Tristesse Burton (Postdoctoral Fellow, T32 Precision Lifestyle Medicine and Translation Research (PREMIER) at the University of Illinois at Chicago)
– Dr. Carolee Dodge Francis (Endowed Ecology of Human Well-Being Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology)
– Kristina Ricker-Boles (PhD candidate, UNLV School of Public Health)
– Dr. Melva Thompson-Robinson (Professor, UNLV School of Public Health; Executive Director, UNLV Center for Health Disparities Research)
– Daryl Taylor (PhD candidate, Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri)
This webinar is part of the “Amplify Equity” Webinar Series presented by the Nevada Minority Health and Equity Coalition, UNLV School of Public Health, Nevada Office of Minority Health and Equity, Nevada Commission on Minority Affairs, UNLV Center for Health Disparities Research, and Dreamsickle Kids Foundation.