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Join us for a great time on the Empowering You Now radio show– Inspiring, Entertaining, Uplifting, Informative, Interactive! The Empowering You Now crew welcomes our guest, Dr. Imani Ma’at, CEO, Focused Health, LLC. Dr. Ma’at is a Health Educator and Behavioral Scientist who for 22 years worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Currently, she specializes in community and international health, HIV/AIDS prevention, and chronic diseases and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program of Morehouse School of Medicine.
Focused Health, LLC offers health-focused workshops and training programs across the globe to raise the understanding of important youth and adult health issues.? Due to her passion for working with youth and the arts, she co-founded a non-profit teen theater/health education group entitled Youth Educational Services (Y.E.S.) 4 Health, Inc. Most recently, Dr. Ma’at launched a poetry workshop series for youth entitled Healthy Haiku 4 Youth, which has been evaluated to document the effectiveness of this unique strategy. Dr. Ma’at has published two books based on the workshop entitled: Promoting Healthy Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors Among Youth Using Haiku and Creative Expression: A Training Manual for Mentors and Healthy Haiku Poetry: Using Creative Expression to Transform Youth.
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