Clinical‑Health Psychologist talks about health inequities and the impacts on minority communities

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Michele Andrasik, PhD

Do we understand the concepts needed to make our own decisions? Dr. Michele Andrasik, a clinical health psychologist, discusses the differences that exist because of inequities in our society through health and other measures. Her extensive experience with de-valued identities and how that value creeps into our everyday lives is a consuming interest of hers.  She asserts that we must recognize systemic racism and explores how it might be addressed.  Her question “who’s speaking for us?” is the question for our time.

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