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TWICE AS HARD: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians from the Civil War to the 21st Century

Speaker

Jasmin Brown, BA, M.Phil., MD Candidate and Ernestine Briggs-King, PhD

Sponsored by the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Lectureship Jasmine Brown is a 4th year medical student at the University of Pennsylvania, a Rhodes Scholar and the author of TWICE AS HARD: The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians from the Civil War to the 21st Century. She has spoken at numerous universities and schools across the country including Columbia University and Spelman College. Her book has been featured in various media outlets including Time Magazine, NPR and 6abc News. Jasmine is committed to using her skills and platform to help create a more diverse and inclusive medical community. Ernestine Briggs-King, PhD, serves as the Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Network Relations and the Co-Director of Data and Evaluation Program for the UCLA-Duke National Center for Child Traumatic Stress. She also serves as the Director of Research for the Center for Child and Family Health and is President for the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children APSAC). She is a clinical/community psychologist, an Associate Professor, and Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Science, Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Briggs-King's professional expertise focuses on implementation, dissemination, and evaluation of evidence-based treatments; child traumatic stress; resiliency; mental health disparities and inequities, quality improvement, and increasing access to care for underserved youth/adolescents. Link to join: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98318919146?pwd=WjE3L3JHNTNCZS83Qytxdk1Pc3Zzdz09

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Featured, Health/Wellness, Lecture/Talk, Research