Take a Health Professional to the People Day (TADay) is the University of Pittsburgh Center for Health Equity's health promotion and disease prevention initiative in partnership with African American-owned and -operated barbershops in several Pittsburgh communities. Health professionals (including doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, nutritionists, health science students), public health educators, and health organizations volunteer their time to provide screening services and health education in the barbershops.TADay takes place in April in recognition of National Minority Health Month.
Ms. Erin Stringfellow is a PhD candidate at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. She specializes in applying qualitative and systems science methods to improving outcomes for people living with addictions. Her goal is to engage communities to develop sustainable interventions and policies that support recovery from addiction. Ms. Stringfellow has served as a research assistant and dissertation fellow with the Social System Design Lab since 2013, where she has been involved in community-based system dynamics projects addressing homelessness, behavioral health policy, and opioid overdoses. Prior to joining the PhD program, Ms. Stringfellow worked as a research associate at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program from 2008-2012. She earned her MSW in 2007 at the University of Michigan, where her focus was on policy and evaluation in community and social systems.
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