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Mental Health Equity Grand Rounds

Thank you for joining us for our Mental Health Equity Grand Rounds Series. The 2022 talks were sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry. The talks in 2021 were supported in part by a grant from the American Psychiatric Association Foundation and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

August 9, 2022 

"988 & Psychiatric Emergency Response"

Eric Rafla-Yuan, MD,
Health Counsel, United States House of Representatives, Voluntary Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego

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August 16, 2022

"Beyond Ramps and Parking Spaces: Providing Equitable Care to People with Disabilities"

Anne Crotty, MPH,
Program Coordinator, UI Health Care Center for Disabilities and Development 
Kelly Von Lehmden, BBA,
Training Director, Iowa Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Program 
Edward Esbeck,
Self-Advocacy Coordinator, Iowa’s University Center for Excellence in Disabilities

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August 23, 2022

"Social (In)Justice and Mental Health"

Ruth Shim, MD, MPH,
Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education, University of California, Davis School of Medicine

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August 30, 2022

"Mental Health and Migrant Workers in Iowa"

Emily Sinnwell, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC,

Clinical Assistant Professor, Assistant Director PMHNP DNP Program, University of Iowa College of Nursing

June 15, 2021

"Strengthening Minoritized Communities by Providing Culturally-Informed Treatment for Substance Use Disorders"

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD 
Associate Residency Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine. Addiction Psychiatrist and Attending Physician, CT Mental Health Center.

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July 6, 2021

"Native American Mental Health"

Kelly M. Clougher, Ph.D.
Associate Director, University Counseling Service, University of Iowa

Elleh Driscoll, BA
Research Assistant, The Native Center for Behavioral Health  

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July 13, 2021

"Immigration Law and Policies’ Effect on Family Mental Health"
Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Lozano Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health San Antonio

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July 20, 2021

"DSM-5 Outline for Cultural Formulation and Cultural Formulation Interview: Tools for Culturally Competent Care"
Francis Lu, MD, DLFAPA
Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry, Emeritus, UC Davis


August 3, 2021

"Providing Quality Mental Health Care to Refugee and Immigrant Populations"
Alyssa Clayden, LISW, PhD candidate
University of Iowa School of Social Work

Kevo Rivera, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, UIHC

August 10, 2021

"LGBTQ Mental Health"
Eric Yarbrough, MD, DFAPA
Medical Director, Gay Men's Health Crisis

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August 24, 2021

"Social (In)Justice and Mental Health"
Sarah Y. Vinson, MD
Psychiatrist, Lorio Psych Group

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