CHS Lecture: “Building Fearless Communities of Practice”

By Danita Mapes | October 10, 2022

Dr. Lisa VanHoose, MPH, FAPTA, clinical professor of Physical Therapy at Baylor University and founder of the Ujima Center, presents “Building Fearless Communities of Practice in an Ever-changing World.” The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Brubaker Hall 201. The lecture is in person, and attendees are encouraged; those who cannot attend in person can view the lecture via Zoom

Dr. VanHoose’s work at the Ujima Center focuses on improving the relationships between Black patients and healthcare practitioners. She is a board-certified clinical specialist in oncologic physical therapy, a certified patient navigator through the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute, and a trained facilitator through the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. Dr. VanHoose has also worked with the Louisiana Racial and Health Equity Learning Laboratory, which trains leaders to address systemic barriers and inequities affecting marginalized communities. 

The lecture is sponsored by the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University.