Featured Keynote: Joy Balls-Berry

Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D., is a psychiatric epidemiologist and health educator at the Mayo Clinic. Her primary research focus is evaluating the application of community-engaged research principles in diverse populations. She is interested in how community-engaged research can be applied to increase health equity.

Dr. Balls-Berry has also focused her research on determining the best approaches for inclusion of diverse populations into health research. This work includes evaluating recruitment of community participants and determining the best methods for translating research findings.