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Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

Grace Karikari. Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Public health challenges in North Dakota: Examining the intricate connections and exploring solutions” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26.

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Dr. Grace Karikari holds a doctorate in public health with a focus on health behavior from the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health (IUBSPH). She has a diversified teaching, service, and research background in maternal and child health, gerontology education, stress prevention and management among college students, community-based participatory research, rural community engagement, global health education, and promoting dementia-friendly institutions and communities.

Dr. Karikari is a certified health education specialist (CHES). She has experience teaching public health courses as an associate instructor for the Applied Health Science Department at IUBSPH. She also held a position as a Global Health and Wellness Educator for the Indiana University Health Center, leading trainings and educational sessions on global health related topics and promoting multicultural understanding and integration among students on the IU Bloomington campus. In addition to her teaching and research activities, she was actively involved in mentoring college students to become peer health and wellness educators.