21 episodes

The best thing about being Black is our ability to adapt, overcome, and thrive. On the Black and EMPOWERed podcast,we highlight Black excellence, talk about the science of physical, mental, and behavioral health, and interview experts in the field. Every two weeks, join the EMPOWER lab as we continue to focus on Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, and Research. If you are a student, organizational leader, thinker, healer, creator, or anyone who would like to explore how to best utilize your personal strengths, resources, and talents, then this is the podcast for you! *We are a part of the University of Georgia & Georgia State University, but these are our personal views and are not reflective of the institution.**The content of this podcast does not constitute therapy, if you are interested in services, please contact a local professional.*

Black and EMPOWERed Podcast The EMPOWER Lab

    • Health & Fitness

The best thing about being Black is our ability to adapt, overcome, and thrive. On the Black and EMPOWERed podcast,we highlight Black excellence, talk about the science of physical, mental, and behavioral health, and interview experts in the field. Every two weeks, join the EMPOWER lab as we continue to focus on Engaging Minorities in Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education, and Research. If you are a student, organizational leader, thinker, healer, creator, or anyone who would like to explore how to best utilize your personal strengths, resources, and talents, then this is the podcast for you! *We are a part of the University of Georgia & Georgia State University, but these are our personal views and are not reflective of the institution.**The content of this podcast does not constitute therapy, if you are interested in services, please contact a local professional.*

    Science Communication

    Science Communication

    In today's episode, we introduce our new co-hosts, Ashanti J. Brown and Niara J. Carrenard, clinical graduate students of The EMPOWER lab. Our special guest, Lisa Bartolomeo, discusses the need for science communication at the clinical and personal level and shares how she, as a member of Dr. Isha Metzger's Racial Trauma Task Force, utilize social media and other avenues to share science with the public. 

    The EMPOWER Lab Twitter | Our Doctoral Journey | 10 Tips for Effective Science Communication

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Full Circle Moments with Dr. Amber Childs

    Full Circle Moments with Dr. Amber Childs

    Join us in this episode with our Special Guest Dr. Amber Childs, assistant professor at Yale School of Medicine. In this episode, we chat about Dr. Childs academic journey, and how she contributes to increasing DEI in academia.

    To send in questions for our next episode, email theempowerlab@gmail.com

    Dr. Amber Childs Twitter | Yale Measurement Based Care Collaborative Twitter | The EMPOWER Lab Twitter & Instagram

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Repurposing Your Rejected Fellowship Applications

    Repurposing Your Rejected Fellowship Applications

    Join our special guests Violeta J. Rodriguez (2018-2021 Ford Predoctoral Fellow, 2021 NIH Grantee) and Dominique La Barrie (Goizueta Fellow) as they discuss how to repurpose your past funding applications (e.g., Ford, SREB) for future submissions, and how to cope with rejection. This conversation is especially geared toward students from historically marginalized backgrounds and first-generation students, but all students (including incoming graduate students or applicants) are sure to benefit from this discussion. The contents of the workshop are based on funding workshops originally developed by soon-to-be Dr. Kharine Jean and Dr. Shantesica Mearshe Gilliam, SREB Fellows at the University of Georgia.

    Violeta J. Rodriguez | Dominique L. La Barrie | The EMPOWER Lab Social

    • 59 min
    Redefining the Strong Black Woman: with Dr. Jasmine Abrams and Dr. Natalie Watson-Singleton

    Redefining the Strong Black Woman: with Dr. Jasmine Abrams and Dr. Natalie Watson-Singleton

    In this episode, we interview two very special guests: Drs. Jasmine Abrams & Natalie Watson-Singleton! They have overlapping research interests in SBW… Nuances between being strong and productive, and being soft and getting rest… what does their research say? How does it play out in their lives? What about clinical practice or experience with their own personal therapists? We’ll get advice from these amazing scholars, activists, entrepreneurs that will inspire students, budding business owners, researchers and clinicians, and other SBW everywhere!

    Check out Drs. Jasmine Abrams and Natalie Watson-Singletons social media below!

    Dr. Jasmine Abrams LinkTree & Twitter Dr. Natalie Watson-Singleton Twitter EMPOWER Twitter & Instagram

     

    • 1 hr
    Dr. Isha Metzger on the Psych Mic Podcast

    Dr. Isha Metzger on the Psych Mic Podcast

    Come join us as we feature Psych Mic, hosted by Maya Metser as she interviews Dr. Isha Metzger. This special episode opens with a laugh. This episode is especially great for students considering going deeper into academic pursuits around psychology and/or getting into clinical practice.

    To learn more about Psych Mic, check out their page here: Psych Mic

    And learn more about The EMPOWER lab on our Twitter and Instagram

    • 1 hr 18 min
    The Psychologists Podcast with Dr. Isha Metzger

    The Psychologists Podcast with Dr. Isha Metzger

    Today's episode will cover how to discuss race with children, what to do as a clinical when working with clients with different beliefs, and the work that the EMPOWER lab does in racial trauma and racial socialization in offsetting these issues in our communities. 

    This interview with Dr. Isha Metzger was initially recorded for The Psychologist's Podcast by Gill and Julia Strait, released on their podcast earlier this year. Gill and Julia are both Licensed Psychologists (TX) and Licensed Specialists in School Psychology

    EMPOWER Lab Instagram : EMPOWER Lab Linkt.ree

    • 1 hr 26 min