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DGPH News 20-2021

Archived News

5th Annual Graduate Public Health Pinning Ceremony, Friday-February 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. CST, Open to the Public

Via Zoom: Open Zoom Meeting

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Covid vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Community Forum scheduled for this coming Thursday, February 25th at 7:00pm via ZOOM.

Anyone who wants the ZOOM link can visit or email

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Attorney James becomes the newest member of the University of Law Center Public Health Law Institute Advisory Board.

Atty. James is the only AA woman currently sitting on the board.

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Connecting Global Opportunities to the HBCU Community

WCAPSNET host dynamic HBCU Presidents and Senior Administrators discussing their vision to advance and strengthen HBCU pathways in the Global Society. 

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Tuskegee University in Alabama Creates the Center for Rural Health and Economic Equity

Read Story: The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Dr. Isabella Finkelstein Lecture

The Dr. Isabella Finkelstein lecture is intended to motivate students to use their time, talents, and resources to ensure that the most vulnerable and underserved populations have access to culturally competent health messages and the innovative scientific discoveries necessary to improve their health status.

When: November 17, 2020,  Time: 12:00 pm 1:00pm

Virtual Meeting

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21st Annual One Health Symposium Proceedings

The One Health Symposium is an annual event that is designed to bring together veterinarians, human health researchers, public health practitioners, and environmental health scientists for professional development and to share their research in related areas providing a forum for advancing biomedical research and to heighten awareness of global health disparities. Read More

COVID-19 Testing

Through a donation from ThermoFisher, the Tuskegee Health Disparities Diagnostic Center is poised to deliver testing for COVID-19 to the university, other HBCUs and the other black belt communities in Alabama that need this resource most.

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21st Annual One Health Symposium

October 22, 2020

10:00 am-3:00 pm

Virtual Event

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Brief Q&A with Crystal M. JamesHead, Department of Graduate Public Health and Special Assistant to the President for COVID-19 Recovery in which she discusses Tuskegee’s reopening plans Watch Video

   Libation ceremony performed by community elder, Ms. Norma Jackson, during Fall 2020 Student Orientation:

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Creating Safe Spaces for 1st Amendment protest dialog with HBCU LEEA President, Chief Calloway

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Graduate Public Health Program Awarded First National Science Foundation Research (NSF) Grant for COVID-19

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Crystal James, JD, MPH, Dept. of Graduate Public Health at Tuskegee University

Crystal James, JD, MPH, Dept. of Graduate Public Health at Tuskegee University presents Real Talk : COVID19 in our communities at a virtual meeting for Tuskegee Housing Authority & The Movement 46 (TM46) on June 10, 2020. Question & Answer session (uncut) with community members also included in this video responding to concerns of the community.

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Crystal James on Tuskegee University's efforts to combat COVID-19, PPE donation

Crystal James, who serves as Tuskegee University's head of the Department of Graduate Public Health, director of the Graduate Public Health Program, associate professor of Graduate Public Health with the College of Veterinary Medicine, joins BNC Prime to talk about Tuskegee University's efforts to produce COVID-19 test kits for the community and PPE donation, health disparities that black-Americans were already facing, the social determinant of health and how COVID-19 is impacting us. (Aired April 28, 2020)

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1st Annual William "Bill" Jenkins Lecture. "Systemic Racism in the Time of COVID19"

The Department of Graduate Public Health (DGPH) in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University presents the 1st Annual William "Bill" Jenkins Lecture as a part of the Rural Health Lecture Series. Panelists discussing the legacy of Dr. Bill Jenkins and the strategic development of public health professional programs in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The panelist also provide evidence of systemic racism as the underlying cause of the health disparates that have been documented in public health literature as well as being documented during the COVID19 pandemic.

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Decoding the COVID19 Race Data

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Crystal M. James, JD, MPH
COVID-19 during the facebook live session
at The Movement 46: COVID-19 Updates

Rural Health Lecture Series

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

When: Apr 22, 2020 01:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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