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Town Hall: A Conversation on the Advancement of Women in Health Care

Town Hall: A Conversation on the Advancement of Women in Health Care

November 16, 2020

The Diversity, Inclusion & Community Building Town Hall Series

November 10, 2020

 

Presenters: 

Paulette Wehner, MD - Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Ginger Boles, MS, PA-C - Program Director, Physician Assistant Program, Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Janet Wolcott, PharmD, CPC, ELI-MP - Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Residency Director, Cabell Huntington Hospital; Certified Life Coach

Cynthia Jones, PhD - Assistant Professor & Director of Pre-Pharmacy Living Learning Community, Marshall University School of Pharmacy

 

 

Town Hall: Mental Health - Providing a Listening Ear: Mental Health and Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19

Town Hall: Mental Health - Providing a Listening Ear: Mental Health and Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19

September 24, 2020

The Diversity, Inclusion & Community Building Town Hall Series Mental Health

September 22, 2020

Panelists

Dr. Robert Johnson has extensive professional experience ranging from higher education, government services, nonprofit, workforce development, hospital administration, mental health, program management and development. Robert specializes in the treatment of depression, mood disorders, anxiety, adjustment disorders, PTSD, anger and stress management, Christian counseling, life, business, and job coaching, vocational and occupational problems, couples and marital counseling, and family therapy.

Dr. Candace D. Layne has served as director of Marshall University’s Counseling Center since June 2018. Candace received her Doctorate of Education Degree (EdD) from Argosy University in 2013, her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Marshall University in 2006 and her BA in Psychology in 2004, also from Marshall University. Candace is a Certified Peer Educator (CPE) Training Instructor, certified Trainer in QPR- Question, Persuade, Refer Suicide Prevention Training, certified as a Tips for the University Trainer, and she enjoys teaching for Lindsey Wilson College and the Marshall University Graduate College.

Paula Rymer is known as a suicidologist. She is a graduate of University of Kentucky’s College of Social Work. Her clinical practice concentration includes mental health and addictions. She has a certification in Cognitive Processing Therapy training from Penn State University and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Health and trained in CAMS (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicidality). Currently, she is the primary investigator on Garrett Lee Smith grant that focuses on campus suicide prevention.

Dr. Angela Thorp is a recent graduate from the University of Virginia with interdisciplinary studies in Bioethics, Statistics, Chemistry and Sociology. While at UVA, she served as the president’s intern, was awarded the Hollingsworth Prize for writings in Bioethics, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. As a current resident in the department of psychiatry & behavioral medicine at Marshall, she draws upon a diverse set of life experiences, from years of missionary work to serving as the sole student member for the 10-year reaccreditation committee of the University of Virginia. Her interests are researching and promoting mental health, particularly among the elderly, and advocating for all groups most vulnerable to prejudice, including ageism.

Town Hall: Let’s Talk about Racism and Bias in Pharmacy and Medicine

Town Hall: Let’s Talk about Racism and Bias in Pharmacy and Medicine

August 28, 2020

MUSOM Diversity & Inclusion Community Building Town Hall Series

July 29, 2020

 

Panelists

Dr. James Frazier

Dr. Jennifer Hawkins

Dr. Cynthia Jones

Dr. Leonard White

Dr. Kevin Yingling

 

Town Hall: LGBTQ Health -  What do you know? What can you learn?

Town Hall: LGBTQ Health - What do you know? What can you learn?

August 28, 2020

MUSOM Diversity & Inclusion Community Building Town Hall Series

August 25, 2020

 

Speakers

Rev. Timothy S. Dixon serves as the founding and chartering pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship. Pastor Tim, as he is affectionately known, has been in the ministry for 40 years. He was ordained in 1989, and presently holds his ordained standing with Grace Christian Fellowship. He served as a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene for 17 years and in the United Church of Christ for 15 years. Pastor Tim was appointed in 2016 by Huntington Mayor Steve Williams to serve as community liaison with the Huntington Police Department and currently chairs the Mayor's LGBTQ Advisory Committee. He also sits on the City of Huntington Diversity Council and the Board of Directors for the Kiwanis Daycare Center.

Rosemary Ketchum is a member of the City Council of Wheeling, West Virginia, representing Ward 3. She is also Associate Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Wheeling Drop-in Center and on the boards of several organizations including the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. She has served as a guest on MSNBC and the TODAY show and has been profiled by several publications including Time magazine, CBS and CNN for her work in community organizing and politics.

Ally Layman is a member of Mayor Steve Williams' LGBTQ Advisory Committee for the City of Huntington. She co-chaired and organized Huntington's first Pride Festival and is a candidate for Huntington City Council.

Dr. Bobby Miller is the vice dean of medical education for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Miller's clinical and research interests focus on neonatal nutrition and biomedical ethics. He serves on several committees for the American Academy of Pediatrics at the national level concerning graduate medical education. 

Shawn Schulenberg is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at Marshall University; authored numerous publications on sexuality and LGBT politics in Latin America and numerous co-publications on homosexuality and transgenderism; him and his husband also own Nomada bakery located in downtown Huntington. 

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