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Elena Schiavone
Posted On August 19, 2022 6:49 pm
FOCUS Elena aims to advance mental health equity, particularly by improving access to and cultural responsiveness of clinical services for children and families from marginalized communities. This is essential because mental health needs and disparities have continually increased over several decades. Research indicates that within many communities of color, diagnoses are more persistent and disabling;… View Article
Patrice C. Williams
Posted On July 23, 2019 7:30 pm
FOCUS Patrice Williams’ general research interest encompasses how physical and social environments influence health outcomes with a more specific focus on how the built environment and ecologically-sensitive land use practices affect individual and community-level health outcomes of low-income populations and communities of color. MORE ABOUT PATRICE Patrice Williams is a third-year doctoral student and her… View Article
Patricia Calixte-Civil
Posted On July 23, 2019 7:22 pm
FOCUS Patricia Calixte-Civil is seeking to advance her training in the theories and methods of substance use research with a particular interest in barriers to treatments and interventions for tobacco dependence in understudied populations. She also has interests in studying effective and accessible interventions for tobacco dependence in African-Americans and the LGBT community. She plans… View Article
Harvey L. Nicholson Jr.
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:27 pm
FOCUS Harvey’s current research focuses on racial disparities in substance use and health. In the future, he plans to explore ethnic disparities in similar outcomes among Blacks and Asians living in the US. MORE ABOUT HARVEY Harvey Nicholson earned his PhD in Sociology at the University of Central Florida. He received his BA in Sociology… View Article

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