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Faculty & Staff Honors

UTHealth: Faculty Member Accepted into Society of Behavioral Medicine Diversity Institute for Emerging Leaders

Assistant professor Dr. Marilyn Allicock has been accepted into the 2020-21 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Diversity Institute for Emerging Leaders. In addition, Dr. Allicock will co-chair a panel on Cultural and Population-level Effects in Cancer Care at the SBM annual meeting.

“This is a really great opportunity for me to create a wider, national mentoring network, potential to collaborate with leaders in the field, and expand my leadership skills,” said Dr. Allicock.

Dr. Allicock teaches at the Dallas campus in the department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences and serves as a member of the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research.

The SBM Institute for Emerging Leaders was created to help early-career SBM members develop into effective leaders by fostering leadership skills and a deep understanding of the principles of diversity and inclusion. Programming for this institute includes: leadership training with emphasis on the principles of diversity and inclusion; development of action plans for pursuing opportunities in leadership roles within the behavioral medicine community; and mentorship with other early-career behavioral medicine professionals.

Read more about the SBM Institute for Emerging Leaders.

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