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Lillian Baker

Graduated: 2008, Masters in Pan African Studies

Thesis title: The effects of perceived racism on Black women's health: Our voices, our health, our strategies

Alumni information

Enrolled: Law School, University of Houston Law Center, (Expected degree: 2010-2013)

Graduate Student Information

Lillian Baker is a May 2005 graduate of Temple University where she completed a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and African American Studies. Her academic performance earned her recognition on Temple’s Dean’s List and the National Dean’s List. She received a Minority International Research Training Fellowship through the National Institute of Health and the University of Pennsylvania’s medical school. Baker’s research interests lie primarily in the health issues that affect people of African descent across the globe. Past research includes exploring mental health taboos that prevent African American residents of Philadelphia from seeking treatment, and the psychosocial effects of Sickle Cell Disease on patients and families in Kumasi, Ghana, West Africa. Upon completing the MA degree in Pan African Studies Syracuse University, Baker went to law school at the University of Houston Law Center where she earned her JD in May 2013. Baker plans to work at a nongovernmental organization in Africa that is committed to ending the health crisis and improving daily living conditions that many Africans face.(LinkedIN: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lillian-baker/9/83b/578)

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