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Research Highlights

  • National Science Foundation Innovation Corps – Summer Cohort (2018) – Vanderbilt University and Love in a Big World, Nashville, TN
  • Healthy Transitions Summer Youth Participatory Action Research Project (2016), Centerstone Research Institute and the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse (TDMHSA), Nashville, TN
  • Computer-based HIV Prevention Program for Rural African American Youth (2011 – 2014), Vanderbilt University, Center for Research on Rural Families and Communities, Nashville, TN
  • Investigating the HIV/STD Health Communication Preferences of African American Youth (2013 – 2014), Black Entertainment Television – American Psychological Association (APA – BET) Research Collaborative, Washington, DC
  • Evaluating the Usability of a Diabetes Patient Website to Improve Medication Adherence (2010 – 2014), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Center for Health Services Research, Nashville, TN

Teaching Highlights

Middle Tennessee State University (2014 – 2019)

Department of Africana Studies, Adjunct Instructor

  • Intro to African American Studies
  • Seminar: Black Women in America

Tennessee State University (2017 – 2018)

College of Public Service and Urban Affairs, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Corrections Professional Management Academy, Instructor

  • Introduction to Urban Studies
  • American Government
  • Introduction to Public Policy

Vanderbilt University (2014 – 2015)

Department of Human and Organizational Development, Co-Instructor

  • Introduction to Health Policy