5 Insights About Lowering Well being Inequities from my Analysis with U.S. Black LGB Folks and Heterosexual Males

Date and Time

October 25, 2023
9:00–11:00 a.m. ET


The winner of the 2023 James S. Jackson Memorial Award, Lisa Bowleg, Ph.D., M.A., will focus on her analysis on lowering well being inequities.

About Dr. Lisa Bowleg

Headshot of 2023 James S. Jackson Award Winner, Dr. Lisa Bowleg.

Dr. Lisa Bowleg is a number one scholar of the applying of intersectionality to social and behavioral sciences well being analysis. She is a professor of Utilized Social Psychology within the Division of Psychological and Mind Sciences on the George Washington College (GW) and a co-director of the Social and Behavioral Sciences Core of the DC Middle for AIDS Analysis (DC CFAR). She can also be the founder and president of the Intersectionality Coaching Institute.

Knowledgeable by intersectionality and different vital theoretical frameworks, her blended strategies analysis initiatives study the consequences of social-structural stressors (e.g., unemployment, incarceration, police brutality), intersectional stigma and discrimination, and protecting elements on the psychological, substance use, HIV, and bodily well being outcomes of U.S. Black males at numerous intersections of socioeconomic standing and sexuality. One other program of analysis examines the consequences of intersectional discrimination and protecting elements amongst Black lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual folks in america.

Concerning the NIMH James S. Jackson Memorial Award

Established in 2021, the NIMH James S. Jackson Memorial Award honors excellent researchers who’ve demonstrated distinctive achievement and management in psychological well being disparities analysis and excellence in mentorship, affect, and assist of trainees.

This award and lecture are named in honor of the late Dr. James S. Jackson, who was the Daniel Katz Distinguished Professor of Psychology on the College of Michigan. Dr. Jackson’s analysis on race, ethnicity, racism, well being, and psychological well being has had far-reaching impacts on the fields of disparities analysis and minority psychological well being. Of specific significance, he authored the Nationwide Survey of Black Individuals and the Nationwide Survey of American Life, which modified the best way the sphere examined and understood Black life and psychological well being in america.

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The Workplace for Disparities Analysis and Workforce Variety


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