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Faculty Friday: Meet Dr. Napoleon Higgins Jr
July 8, 2022   

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On Faculty Friday, we spotlight NEI Faculty to learn a little more about them and showcase their contributions to NEI's psychopharmacology education.

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Meet Dr. Napoleon Higgins Jr!

Dr. Napoleon Higgins is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist in Houston, Texas. He is the owner of Bay Pointe Behavioral Health Services and South East Houston Research Group. Dr. Higgins is the Executive Director of the Black Psychiatrists of America and Past President of the Caucus of Black Psychiatrists of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Higgins is co-author of How Amari Learned to Love School Again: A Story about ADHD, Mind Matters: A Resource Guide to Psychiatry for Black Communities and author of Transition 2 Practice: 21 Things Every Doctor Must Know in Contract Negotiations and the Job Search. He also specializes in nutrition and health to improve patients’ lives mentally and physically. He emphasizes that good mental and physical health are key in the practice of psychiatry and medicine. Dr. Higgins has worked with and founded many programs that help to direct inner-city young men and women to aspire to go to college and finish their educational goals. He has worked with countless community mentoring programs and has a special interest in trauma, racism, and inner-city issues and how they affect minority and disadvantaged children and communities.

Dr. Higgins has been involved in NEI's educational programming for multiple years, speaking at the NEI Congress, as well as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Academy. He will be joining us again this November in Colorado Springs, CO for the 2022 NEI Congress, where he will be presenting on the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric ADHD. We hope to see you all there!

NEI Educational Activities Presented by Dr. Napoleon Higgins Jr

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Ask NEI: Q&A
Black Health and Wellness w/ Dr. Napoleon Higgins
Dr. Napoleon Higgins, Jr, hosts a candid conversation on the mental health needs of Black Americans and answers questions from NEI Members.

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Encore Presentation
Systematic Racism and its Impact on the Mental and Physical Health of Black Americans
CME/CE credit: 1.25  |  Expires: November 8, 2023

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Encore Presentation
ADHD Cases
CME/CE credit: 1.25  |  Expires: November 4, 2023

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NEI Psychopharm Channel
Cultural Humility in Clinical Settings
Cultural knowledge and identity are important determinants of treatment outcome, and we take this opportunity to raise awareness of the need for cultural humility in clinical settings. This excerpt from previews how history has impacted the mental and physical health of Black Americans.

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Encore Presentation
There’s More to It: ADHD and Comorbidities
CME/CE credit: 0.75  |  Expires: November 7, 2024

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Upcoming CME/CE Meeting
2022 NEI Congress
November 2-6   |   Colorado Springs, CO & Online