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Health Reset

Finding a balance between your physical and mental health can be a challenge – but it doesn’t always have to be! Join us for a panel discussion on practical strategies to enhance your mental and physical health. Lite bites will be served!

Panelists include:

Marc Puccinelli, PhD
Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Assistant Professor @ University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dr. Puccinelli’s clinical and research interest focus on addressing mental and physical health disparities by improving the efficacy and effectiveness of manualized interventions. He is also interested in understanding cultural factors and comorbidities that may impact treatment response among underserved and minority populations.

Claudia A. Martinez, MD

Interventional Cardiologist & Professor of Medicine @ University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dr. Martinez’s career has focused on understanding the cardiovascular needs of women, and individuals living with other chronic conditions like HIV. Her research interests include understanding the impact of hormones, cannabis use, and mental health on cardiovascular disease. Recently, Dr. Martinez was awarded a federally funded grant to investigate the role of cannabis use on subclinical cardiac function.

Daniel E. Jimenez, PhD

Clinical Psychologist & Associate Professor @ University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Dr. Jimenez has dedicated his career to identifying health disparities affecting the nation’s racial/ethnic minority older adults and developing innovative strategies to reduce, and ultimately eliminate these disparities. He has received multiple federal grants to design and implement culturally appropriate and novel approaches to preventing mental illness in racial/ethnic minority older adults.

Event is co-sponsored by the Active Aging and Wellness Programs at The Pride Center as well as the Innovative Collaboratory Advancing Research with the Underserved and Stigmatized (iCARUS) laboratory at Florida International University.

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