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MCH presents Iheoma U. Iruka, PhD talk
The Department of Maternal and Child Health presents a guest lecture by Iheoma U. Iruka, PhD, entitled “Attending to the Role of Racism and Cultural Wealth on Child and Family Wellbeing: Advancing Anti-Racist Developmental Science.”
A Research Professor in the Department of Public Policy and the Founding Director of the Equity Research Action Coalition at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, Dr. Iruka leads projects and initiatives focused on ensuring that minoritized children and children from low-income households thrive through the intersection of anti-bias, anti-racist, and culturally grounded research, program, and policy.
Dr. Iruka earned her B.A. in Psychology from Temple University and Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Miami.
Iheoma Iruka is pronounced EE-OMAH EE-ROO-KAH
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