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COVID Grand Rounds

Health Disparities and the COVID Pandemic

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Catherine Stoney, PhD
Health Psychologist and Psychophysiologist
Stoney Consulting, LLC

Dr. Stoney is a health psychologist and psychophysiologist in behavioral cardiology, health disparities and implementation science. She has wide ranging expertise in the area of stress and cardiovascular disease with special interest in studying the behavioral, physiological and psychological pathways by which stress and diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system are linked and modified, as well as understanding disparities in such responses. Previously, she held several leadership positions at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to joining NIH, she was a professor of psychology at Ohio State University, where she conducted laboratory and clinical investigations of phenotypes associated with patterns of coping with psychosocial stress, examinations of how psychological factors impact metabolic and inflammatory processes, clinical interventions to reduce physiological stress responses, and investigations uncovering stress and health disparities.

Additional Information

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Virtual link will be sent to the email that you register with, 2-3 working days before the webinar.

Registration deadline is May 23, 2022.

Sponsored by Banner Health, COVID-19 Health Disparities Initiative (funded by the CDC and Arizona Center for Rural Health) and the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, College of Medicine – Tucson and Arizona CEAL (NIH- OT2-HL-156812).

Learning Objectives

After participating in this session, attendees:

  • Will be able to identify at least three social determinants of health that contribute to COVID-19 health disparities
  • Should be able to describe at least three root causes of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, and
  • Will be able to provide at least three examples of disparities in quality of care
CME Credit/Disclaimer

Eligible for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  

  • Banner Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to providecontinuing medical education for physicians.
  • Banner Health designates this internet live for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

If you are not able to attend the live webinar, you can watch a recording of this COVID-19 Grand Rounds event at the Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) website here. Click the Provider Education tab to take you to the recording. It may take approximately one week for the video to be published after the event. 


8:00 am to 9:00 am
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 8:00am




Brenda Lambert
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Medicine: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.