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The impact of COVID-19 and social injustice on youth of color

The impact of COVID-19 and social injustice on youth of color

By Jermaine Ash-Shahid Ali, MD and coauthored by Nubia Ali Racial inequality impacts every aspect of life in this country for youth of color. The COVID- 19 pandemic has exacerbated the inequalities and injustices youth of color endure. As a black physician, I have asked myself, “What can I do to help?” It is fundamental

Racial trauma and the negative impact on health of persons of color

Steven Kniffley Jr., PsyD, is a clinical psychologist who leads Spalding University’s Collective Care Center – one of the nation’s only behavioral health clinics to specialize in treating race-based trauma and stress. Since 2018, he has served as associate director of Spalding’s Center for Behavioral Health training clinic, of which the Collective Care Center is a specialty division. Kniffley’s

HEN aims to help grow the health-related community with strategic partners

By Sally McMahon The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted Louisville’s economic system, including our region’s healthcare sector. Our companies, organizations and institutions have faced many challenges since the pandemic began, but they are also finding ways to succeed in the new normal. The Health Enterprises Network (HEN) lead a discussion with Louisville’s leading economic development partners

UofL to launch healthcare cybersecurity curriculum

By Betty Coffman The University of Louisville will develop a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent specifically focused on healthcare thanks to a $6 million in funding from the National Security Agency (NSA). The pilot phase of the Healthcare Cybersecurity Workforce Certificate initially will provide the training for 200 first responders and military veterans in accordance with

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