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Conference Presentations 

Cornish, E.K., Griffith, D.M., Dean, D.A.L. (2016, November). "I care about other people and I try to let that show by what I do." How non-traditional masculinities motivate men's health. Oral Presentation at 144th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Dean, D.A.L., Cornish, E.K., Griffith, D.M. (2016, November). "You have to work harder to get your foot in the door": How setting shapes the stressors and health of African American Men. Oral Presentation at 144th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Griffith, D.M., Cornish, E.K., Bruce, M.A., Ayers, G.D., Chen, S., McKissic, S.A., Dean, D.A.L., Khan, O.A. (2016, November). Masculinity, Manhood and African American men's health: The development and preliminary findings from a new measure of manhood. Oral Presentation at 144th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Cornish, E.K., Griffith, D.M. (2016, November). "My definition of health is a good state of mind": The role mental health plays in African American men's perception of health. Oral Presentation at 144th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Cornish, E.K., McKissic, S.A., Dean, D.A.L., & Griffith, D.M. (2015, November).  Identifying Goals and Values as Sources of Motivation for Physical Activity among African American Men. Oral Presentation at the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL.

Cornish, E.K., McKissic, S.A., Dean, D.A.L., & Griffith, D.M. (2015, November).  "The body is a temple": Using spirituality to motivate African American men to increase healthy behavior. Poster Presentation at the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL.  - see picture below

Cornish - APHA poster

Dean, D.A.L., Cornish, E.K., McKissic, S.A., Griffith, D.M. (2015, November). Men on the Move: Leveraging technology to increase physical activity in middle to older African American men. Poster Presentation at the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL.  - see picture below

Dean - APHA

McKissic, S.A., Dean, D.A.L., Cornish, E.K. & Griffith, D.M.  (2015, November).  “We're not looking for a handout, just a hand sometimes” - Stress Coping in African American Men's Health.  Roundtable presentation at the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL.

Griffith, D.M., Warren, M., Smoot, D., Sullivan, C.D., Robinson, K., Ward, K., Leventhal, M., Juarez, P., Edge, S., Reece, M. (2015, November). Tennessee Men's Health Report Card: Lessons Learned and Implications. Oral presentation at the 143rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL. 

Cornish, E.K., Dean, D.A.L., McKissic, S.A., Griffith, D.M. (2014, November). Motivation in healthy eating in African American men: Preliminary findings and practical implications. Roundtable presentation at the 142nd Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA. 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Griffith, D.M., Metzl, J. (2014, November). How do African American men define health and what implications do these definitions have for health practices? Oral Presentation at the 142nd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA.

Griffith, D.M., Newton, R.L., Jr. & Bennett, G.G. (2013, December). A systematic review of weight loss, physical activity, and dietary interventions involving African American men. Moderated poster presentation at the biannual Men's Health World Congress, Arlington, VA, presented jointly by the International Society for Men's Health and the American Society for Men's Health.

Griffith, D.M., Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. & Metzl, J.M. (2013, December). How do African American men define health and what implications do these definitions have for health practices? Moderated poster presentation at the biannual Men's Health World Congress, Arlington, VA, presented jointly by the International Society for Men's Health and the American Society for Men's Health.

Griffith, D.M., Sullivan, C.D. & Penson, D. F. (2013, December). The Tennessee Men's Health Report Card. Moderated poster presentation at the biannual Men's Health World Congress, Arlington, VA, presented jointly by the International Society for Men's Health and the American Society for Men's Health.

Griffith, D.M. (2013, December). How to communicate with men?: Motivation and manhood in primary care. Faculty presentation as part of the workshop on Men's Health Clinical Management in the Primary Care Setting at the biannual Men's Health World Congress, Arlington, VA, presented jointly by the International Society for Men's Health and the American Society for Men's Health.

Invited Keynote Addresses

Griffith, D.M. & Jones, C. (2016, September).  Perspectives, Partnerships and Practices to “STIR” Globally.  Keynote webinar at the STIR-Stop Institutional Racism Symposium. Te Mahurehure Marae. Auckland, New Zealand.

Griffith, D.M. (2016, May).  Featured Speaker: American Psychological Association congressional briefing marking the release of the Men and Boys of Color Task Force report. Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Griffith, D.M. (2016, April). Obesity in Adult and Middle-aged Men.  Keynote address at the at the 7th Annual Dr. Lloyd C. Elam Spring Conference. From Cradle to Rocking Chair: Continuing and Emerging Issues in African American Male Health.  Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN.

Griffith, D.M. (2016, April).  Where are men in men’s health? Keynote presentation and Panelist on Men’s Health as part of the Inauguration of the President, Dr. James Hildreth. Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN.

Griffith, D.M. (2016, April).  Keynote presentation: Tailoring health disparities interventions through qualitative methods: The closer we get to why, the better we'll know how.  The University of Alabama National Public Health Week Celebration.  Hosted by the Department of Health Science, The University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, AL.

Griffith, D.M. (2016, April).  Keynote panel: Emerging Ecological Models & Health Disparities. Presentation title: An intersectional approach to the social ecology of men’s health.  Diversity in Public Health Summit: Homelessness: Giving a voice to an underserved population.  Hosted by the Multicultural Public Health Student Association (MPHSA) at The Ohio State University College of Public Health. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, December).  Keynote panel: Minority Health & Health Disparities. Presentation title: Masculinity and its impact on health behaviors.  2015 American Society for Men’s Health Annual Meeting. Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, October).  Keynote panel: Pathways to Success for Boys & Young Men of Color. 5th Annual on Building Healthy Communities: Pathways to Success for Boys & Young Men of Color. Washington, DC Department of Behavioral Health.  Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, March).  The Implications of Social Determinants of Health for African American Men’s Mental Health. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, March).  Behavioral Health and Well-being: Impact of Trauma, Violence, and Stress. Pathways to Behavioral Health Equity: Addressing Disparities in Men and Boys of Color Conference. Sponsored by the American Psychological Association and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  Washington, D.C.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, January). The 2014 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card: Findings and Lessons Learned. Medical Grand Rounds, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN.

 

Invited Panels and Presentations

Griffith, D.M. (2016, October).  Invited Symposium Chair: Context, Community and Culture as Social Determinants of Men’s Health Disparities. 2016 Society for Research in Child Development Special Topic Meeting: Babies, Boys and Men of Color. Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina. Tampa, FL.

Griffith, D.M. & Bruce, M.A. (2016, May).  Manhood, Motivation and Middle-aged African American Men’s Health Behaviors. Hampton University Minority Men’s Health Initiative. Hampton University Regional Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center Spring Research Retreat. North Carolina A&T State University. Greensboro, NC.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, October).  Workshop: Masculinity, Motivation and the Health of Men and Boys of Color. 5th Annual on Building Healthy Communities: Pathways to Success for Boys & Young Men of Color. Washington, DC Department of Behavioral Health.  Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, May).  Masculinity and men’s health behaviors.  Panelist as part of the Minority Men’s Health Symposium, R. Frank Jones Urological Society, Scientific Section on Urology, National Medical Association.  New Orleans, LA.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, April).  Is there a good reason Black men don’t go to the doctor?  Panelist as part of the Gender, Health & the South 2015 Symposium co-sponsored by the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University and the Center for Medicine, Health, & Society at Vanderbilt University.  Winston Salem, NC.

Griffith, D.M. (2015, February).  Masculinity, Messaging and Promoting the Health of Minority Men. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus.  Brownsville, TX.