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Mental Health Equity Grand Rounds


2023 Mental Health Equity Grand Rounds

July 11, 2023

Dr. Jerome Greenfield, MD &Dr. Matthew Morris, PhD (IMCC)

   Correctional Mental Health
July 18, 2023


July 25, 2023

Dr. Deepak Penesetti, MD (Dr.DeepMD.com)

Mental Health Care for Homeless Populations
August 1, 2023

Julia Schechter, PhD (Duke)

Diagnosing ADHD in Girls/Women
August 8, 2023

Katie Imborek, MD

LGBTQ Health Care in Iowa
August 15, 2023

Ada Gregory BA, MA (Duke)

Restorative Justice
August 22, 2023

Richard Mollica, MD (Harvard)

Refugee Mental Health & Trauma
August 29, 2023

Amalia Londoño Tobón, MD (Georgetown)

Latinx Mental Health



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.

"988 & Psychiatric Emergency Response"

August 9, 2022

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-InformedTreatment for Substance Use Disorders"


Alana Jordan, MD, PhD

Associate Residency Program Director, Assistant Professor, Dept. of PsychiatryYale University School of Medicine, 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

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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

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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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