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Dr. Turner Listed Among the “9 Rising Stars” by Monitor on Psychology

Photograph of Dr. Erlanger Turner on the cover of Monitor on Psychology magazineIn the October edition of the American Psychological Association’s Monitor on Psychology, Dr. Earl Turner was counted among the 9 Rising Stars who have “confronted problems and have found unique ways to solve them.”  Appearing on the cover of the magazine, Dr. Turner was praised for his work in “developing online and in-person training programs to help therapists incorporate [African American] cultural factors into the treatment process.”  In addition to maintaining a blog on mental health disparities in the United States, Dr. Turner led a “twitter chat on ‘Stress, Discrimination and Mental Health’” that “became a No. 3 trending topic on Twitter… reaching more than 986,800 accounts.”  

 Dr. Turner is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at UHD and teaches a wide range of courses, including Clinical Psychology, Research Methods, and Multicultural Psychology.  For full story, go to the Monitor on Psychologywebsite.


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