Dr. Sharpe is a community-based researcher who is passionately committed to the development of innovative approaches and sustainable opportunities allowing Black communities to thrive in the face of homicide violence.
Dr. Watkins speaks about resources, strategies, and best practices for overcoming obstacles and building alliances to achieve health equity, including implications for health equity researchers and health equity leaders.
Featured speakers, Dr. Watkins and Dr. John M. Wallace Jr. (University of Pittsburgh), share their experiences with respectfully and responsibly entering communities.
Dr. Jamie Mitchell speaks about the inequitable history and current conditions leading to mistrust and underrepresentation in research by older Black males. She also introduces work being done by the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) and shares enlightening lessons learned from their work.
Dr. James Smith presents on intersections between health and well-being, gender, culture and age from the perspective of young Aboriginal males in Australia's Northern Territory.
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University of Michigan
School of Social Work
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Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106