Closing Speaker (2021)

Research to Address Stress-Related Health Disparities in African American Women

Cheryl Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

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About the Closing Speaker

Cheryl Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN

Cheryl L. Woods Giscombé, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAAN is the Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life, Health Promotion and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on understanding and reducing stress-related health disparities among African Americans by incorporating sociohistorical and biopsychosocial perspectives to investigate how stress and coping strategies contribute to stress-related psychological and physical health outcomes. Dr. Giscombé has a particular interest in the potential for integrative approaches to reduce mental health-related disparities among African Americans.

Live Q&A Session with Invited Speakers
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 (5-6:00 PM) on Zoom
Moderated by Drs. Michelle MacRoy-Higgins (Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology) and Elizabeth Cohn (School of Nursing)

Join us for a live Q&A with Dr. Giscombé and our keynote speaker, Dr. Carol Scheffner Hammer, at 5:00 PM Wednesday, April 28, 2021 on Zoom. Please join our mailing list by 4:00 PM for access to the meeting; a link will be distributed approximately 30 minutes before the session begins.

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