Black Veterans and Mental Health Research

Black Veterans and Mental Health Research

Tatyana R. Harris is an Army Veteran with a passion for clinical academia and pharmaceutical research. Originally from South Carolina, she relocated from Columbia, SC to Tampa, FL, fall 2017. For the past 20 years, she worked as a Clinical Researcher at Veterans Affairs medical facilities, military establishments, pharmaceutical research projects, and in private healthcare organizations. Dr. Harris currently is an IRB Research Compliance Administrator/Education Coordinator for the University of South Florida and an Adjunct  Health Science Faculty at Erwin West Technical College. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management as well as her MBA in Healthcare Administration from South University, she also obtained her Doctorate in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix. Of all of her many
accomplishments, Tatyana is most proud of her three adult children, all of whom reside in Tampa.

                                                                                                                                                                           Dr Harlan Harrell: JOINING US TODAY IS UNITED STATES AIR FORCE VETERAN AND
AND RETENTION OFFICER IS Dr. Harlan Cortez Harrell. Harlan is a Scholar
Practitioner who holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Management with a
concentration in Learning Design and Instructional Technology. Harlan also holds
a Master of Science in Management and Leadership and Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences from National-Louis University. As well Dr. Harrell holds an Associate of Applied Science in Addiction Counseling, Certificates in Veteran’s Counseling from Anne Arundel Community College, ConflictManagement & Process Management from Georgia State University, and Professional Management from Georgetown University. Dr. Harrell is also a Certified Facilitator of the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People awarded by the
Stephen Covey Institute. Dr. Harrell’s professional experience includes 30 years in the design of program
and services in military/veteran services and support applying evidence based practices. Dr. Harrell received the Special Performance Award for the design, development, implementation of the military and veteran services program at Georgetown University’s Law Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Harrell also
received the 7 Seals Award from the United States Office of the Secretary of Defense for the design, development, implementation of the military and veteran services program at Anne Arundel Community College near Annapolis, Maryland. As a scholar practitioner, Dr. Harrell embraces professional excellence grounded in
theory and research, informed by experiential knowledge, and motivated by personal values, political commitments, and ethical conduct. As a scholar practitioner, Dr. Harrell integrates the best of both worlds – valuing
knowledge, using research process, shaping interpretations, and applying that knowledge to improve problems of practice in the military/veteran services and support space.
Dr. Harrell’s most recent research contribution includes his dissertation titled, The “Beautiful Struggle” of Student Veterans in the Canopy of the Community College: A Phenomenological Study.


Is there a difference in symptoms for Black Veterans suffering from PTSD?

How many studies have studies on Black Veterans and mental health?

Is there a difference when a Black Veteran suffers from PSTD resulting from MST?

How effective are Evidence Based Treatments for Black Veterans and Mental Health?

What is the suicide rate for Black Veterans?

How does COVID-19 affected Veteran led family? How did they react to seeing George Floyd dying on tv?

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