I am particularly interested in research, training and consulting in areas related provider, organizational, and systems level cultural competence with the ultimate goals of both eliminating behavioral health disparities and creating systems of care that are more person centered and recovery oriented. Some of my specific interests include:
Some of my additional research interests include exploring ethnic differences in coping and help seeking behavior, and assessing the impact of race and stereotyping biases on the clinical judgment process.
Specialized Terms: Behavioral health disparities; Stereotyping biases; Individual, organizational and service system level cultural competence including such areas as training, program design and evaluation; System level strategic planning geared towards eliminating health disparities
Community Health Services; Psychiatry; Stereotyping; Cultural Competency; Healthcare Disparities