PHR hosted a conversation on the compounding mental health impacts of the pandemic on members of at-risk populations, including lack of access to care, inequities in access to telehealth, absence of culturally responsive care, and how to combat the existing barriers to care these communities already face.
- Monica Hooper, PhD, the Deputy Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
- William Lopez, PhD, MPH, a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Faculty Director of Public Scholarship at the National Center for Institutional Diversity
- Kerry Sulkowicz, MD, a clinical professor of psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, founder and managing principal of Boswell Group LLC, a New York-based management consulting firm, and president-elect of the American Psychoanalytic Association. He is a PHR board member and PHR board chair emeritus, and currently chairs PHR’s Scientific Advisory Council.
Gail Saltz, MD, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell School of Medicine, a psychoanalyst with the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and a PHR board member, moderated the discussion.