The Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences is pleased to bring the i-BSHS (Innovations in Behavioral and Social Health Sciences) Seminar Series to the Brown University School of Public Health. The i-BSHS lecture series fosters collaborative discussion on innovative behavioral and social science-based approaches to improving population health.The first guest speaker this year is Angela Haeny, Ph.D. This event is co-sponsored by the C.V. Starr Foundation and the Brown University Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America.
Dr. Angela Haeny is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and a licensed Clinical Psychologist with specialty in substance use disorders. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Addiction Studies from the University of Minnesota, received her doctorate from the University of Missouri, completed her internship in Clinical and Community Psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship through the Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Haeny is committed to eliminating racial disparities and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, which cuts across all aspects of her work. Her research involves addressing race-related stress to improve drug and alcohol treatment outcomes among Black adults.