Harlem Word

Harlem Word: Dr. Sidney Hankerson talks about depression

Dr. Sidney Hankerson is a psychiatrist who is currently working at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.  His work focuses on mental health within the African American community.

Harlem Word: Dr. Sidney Hankerson brings ground-breaking mental health programming to NYC African American churches

Dr. Sidney Hankerson is a psychiatrist who teaches at Columbia University and sees patients at the New York State Psychiatric Institute .  His work focuses on increasing access to mental health treatment for African Americans.

Harlem Word: Pam Koch says our food system decides what we eat

Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Columbia University’s Teachers College, explains how the food system makes it difficult to make healthy food choices.

Q: What is the biggest challenge for most people who want to make healthy food choices?

Harlem Word: Health Tips from Organic Soul Chef, Madea Allen-Gueye

Madea Allen is a personal chef and certified holistic health coach. She is also a Community Chef and Food Educator with Just Food.

Harlem Word: Maudene Nelson tells us about the different types of salt and salt substitutes

In this article Maudene Nelson, RD, CDE talks about the different types of salt and tells us what salt substitutes are.

Harlem Word: Marcia Sells talks about the Black Women’s Health Study

Marcia Sells, BA, JD, former Associate Vice President in the Office of Government and Community Affairs, Associate Dean of Communications at the School of the Arts, both in Columbia University and now Dean of Students at Harvard University, has been taking part in the Black Women’

Harlem Word: Marcia Sells talks about Dance Theater of Harlem

Marcia Sells, BS, JD, was a ballerina with the Dance Theater of Harlem. She recalls her life before she went to law school, before she worked as a prosecutor, before returning to Columbia University as Dean of the Law School, then as Associate Vice President in the Office of Government and Community Affairs, and Associate Dean of Community Outreach in the School of the Arts.

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