Dr. Danelle Stevens-Watkins will speak about “Exploring the Mental Wellbeing of African American Women: From Silent Resilience to Healthy Living” at the inaugural Presidential Faculty Colloquium*. The presentation will focus on the individual, interpersonal, and contextual factors influencing the mental wellbeing of African American women, with an emphasis on resiliency in the face of great challenges and ways to enhance health and wellbeing.
Dr. Stevens-Watkins is an assistant professor in the School of Professional Psychology at Spalding. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Stevens-Watkins was the recipient of a National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health Related Research. In May 2012, she received a nationally competitive five-year career development award funded through NIDA. Her award was the first National Institute of Health competitive grant received by Spalding University in well over a decade.
This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are invited to a reception following the presentation
*The Presidential Faculty Colloquium spotlights scholarly achievement and Spalding’s role as the first certified Compassionate University.