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.
Trained as a psychiatric and social epidemiologist, Dr. Goldmann’s earlier work focused on exploring the mechanisms through which social factors influence risk of posttraumatic stress disorder, the mental health consequences of disasters, and the health and social services needs of individuals who experience a psychiatric hospitalization in New York City. More recently, as a NIH StrokeNet fellow, her work has focused on identifying social factors and contexts that influence comorbidity between physical and mental health conditions and may be targeted to promote well-being. This talk will review two recent studies on post-stroke depression and suicidality among individuals with chronic disease, with an emphasis on the role of social factors in comorbidity.
Emily Goldmann, PhD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
College of Global Public Health
New York University
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Last Updated On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 by Cotter, Susan
Created On Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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