Publisher: The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

First African American president of the American Psychiatric Association Named

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Altha Stewart, an associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Health in Justice Involved Youth at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, was named president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association. When she becomes president in May 2018, Dr. Stewart will be the first African American to lead the American… Read More

Four African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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Anthony Berryhill is the new chief of police for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He is the former deputy director of the Memphis Police Department. Berryhill has 31 years of experience as a police officer and served in the U.S. military for seven years.