Improving Health Outcomes and Research through Community Partnerships

Friday, April 14, 9:30am–10:45am

ROOM #246

Meet the community collaborators developing solutions to global problems in the “most diverse square mile in America” – Clarkston, GA, where trauma surgeons, medical students, elementary school administrators, and GSU faculty are adapting life-saving training programs for use in many languages and cultures, conducting research among one of the most understudied populations in the world, and collaborating on long-term, sustainable solutions to address health disparities among RIM (refugee, immigrant, migrant) populations. 


Blurb / Gallery Set

Mary Helen O'Connor, PhD

Deputy Director, Prevention Research Center
Director, Center for Community Engagement
Georgia State University

Randi N. Smith, MD, MPH

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor of Public Health
Emory University
Trauma Surgeon, Grady Memorial Hospital

Dirir Abdullahi, MD PGY 3

Surgical Resident 
Morehouse School of Medicine 

Stephanie Brown-Bryant

Indian Creek Elementary School
Dekalb County