US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health Mental Health Disparities Research

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 ● 2:00 P.M.–3:00 P.M. EDT

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare Visits Before Suicide Attempts

Brian Ahmedani, Ph.D., L.M.S.W.
Director of Psychiatry Research, Behavioral Health Services
Research Scientist, Center for Health Policy and Health Services Research
Henry Ford Health System

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Biological Aging: Relations of
Behavioral and Lifestyle Factors to Telomere Length

Olivia Okereke, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

About the Webinar

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognizes a unique and compelling need to reduce and eliminate mental health disparities in communities across the country. This webinar will present exemplary studies that represent strategic objectives of the NIMH Strategic Plan for Research. NIMH-funded researchers who have investigated mental health disparities will present their preliminary findings. This webinar will be moderated by Su Yeon Lee-Tauler, Ph.D., Scientific Program Lead in Mental Health Disparities Research of NIMH’s Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is appropriate for NIMH-funded grantees, students, researchers, policy makers, clinicians, and anyone interested in learning more about mental health disparities research at the NIMH and the NIH.

REGISTER NOW! Space is limited. Don’t miss this valuable opportunity!!