Friday, Nov. 12, 2021
St. David's CHPR Colloquium
Noon to 1 p.m.

Title: Parent-Son Communication to Promote Healthy Behaviors

Date: Friday, November 12, 2021

Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM CST

Location: NUR 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River St., Austin, Texas

Speaker: Tanya M. Coakley, PhD, MSW
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

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Dr. Tanya Coakley is a Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. In 2004, she earned a Ph.D. in Social Work and a Minor in Statistics from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Her research expertise is in quality foster care, effective transcultural parenting, father involvement, parent-child health communication, minority health disparities, risky sexual behavior in youth, quantitative assessment, and mentoring underrepresented faculty in research and leadership. She has received a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development R15 grant to investigate fathers and sons' communication to prevent sexual health risks in boys.

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Event Sponsored by St. David’s CHPR | Co-sponsored by TCRSS