What the Pandemics Are Teaching Us about Representation and Leadership in Research, STEM, and Recovery

Amplified: Race and Reality in STEM

Friday, May 7, 2021

Tabia Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH

Professor, Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine
Associate Dean, Community Engagement, Morehouse School of Medicine
Director, Prevention Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine

In this discussion and call to action, Tabia Henry Akintobi sheds light on the consequences of the pandemics and their root causes. She also proposes a path forward to prepare learners and leaders to advance population health through and past the pandemic.

About the Speaker

Tabia Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH, is a professor of community health and preventive medicine, associate dean of community engagement, and a principal investigator and director of the Prevention Research Center at Morehouse School of Medicine. Germane to these efforts is her demonstrated excellence in community-based participatory research, community-engaged public health practice, and experiential learning among trainees across the health professional career development pipeline. Akintobi received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and earned both a master’s of public health and doctorate of philosophy in public health from the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health.

Friday, May 7, 2021 at 11:00am to 12:30pm

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Science & Tech, Social Justice

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Students, Staff, Faculty, Alumni

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