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WiSH Seminar Series - Lisa VanHoose PT, PhD, MPH, FAAPT
Dr. Lisa VanHoose
Clinical Professor - Physical Therapy Department, Baylor University, Owner and Executive Director of the Ujima Institute
Building a Culture of Ujima for Female Success
April 13, 2022, 4 p.m. Central Time
RFUMS Students, Faculty & Staff were welcome to join us on campus in HSB 1.706. External guest were welcome to join us via Zoom Webinar.
Continuing Education Information
This program is approved for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The Swahili term 'Ujima' means collective work and responsibility through principles and practice. For each individual to be able to obtain their highest potential, we must be committed to not just our success but the success of others. The definition and recognition of success require acknowledging and valuing intersectionality.
Lisa VanHoose PT, PhD, MPH, FAAPT describes herself as your intercultural guide. She can help you make the uncomfortable comfortable and exciting. She is a Clinical Professor at Baylor University in the Physical Therapy Department. Dr. VanHoose is the Founder and Executive Director of the Ujima Institute and Foundation. The mission of the organization is to improve Black health outcomes and patient/client satisfaction through workforce upskilling focused on intercultural development and interactions. Dr. VanHoose has investigated workforce diversification and health disparities since 1995. She is a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory. Dr. VanHoose received her PhD in Rehabilitation Science and MPH from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She completed fellowships at the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, PRIDE Summer Institute with an emphasis in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology. Her Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Master of Science in Physical Therapy were completed at the University of Central Arkansas. She is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Oncologic Physical Therapy. She is a certified Patient Navigator through the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute. She is a trained facilitator through the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research. She has trained in the Louisiana Racial and Health Equity Learning Laboratory which focuses on building capacity of leaders across the state to address systemic barriers and social inequities affecting marginalized and minoritized communities. She is always excited to learn with and from all humans.