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Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD

Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhDPatricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD, is the Department of Psychiatry’s Vice Chair of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Since 2005, Dr. Harrison-Monroe has been a mainstay with the Psychiatry Department, serving as a faculty member, clinical supervisor, advocate, and designer of some of the Department’s most innovative programs. These include the Whole Health Clinic and the Early Psychosis Intervention Center, where she served as the Director until Feb 1, 2021.  Dr. Harrison-Monroe has been recognized nationally and locally for her work in traditionally underserved communities.

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Tags: diversity, quality of care, medical bias, African American, Black, Hispanic, Native American, health disparities, health equity
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”  -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the disease has disproportionately affected... (read more)