William B. Lawson
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Dr. Lawson is Associate Dean for Health Disparities at the Dell Med... and
Director of Community Health Programs and Professor at Huston-Tillo..., where he leads the Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center.
He is also UT Austin's institutional representative for the Health Disparities Education, Awareness, Research and Training (HDEART) Consortium.


  • He received a BS in psychology from Howard University,
  • He received an MA from the University of Virginia,and
  • Dr. Lawson received a PhD in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire
  • Dr. Lawson received his MD from the Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago,
  • He did his residency at Stanford University and a fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health.
  • He has held faculty positions at the University of Illinois, Urbana, University of California, Irvine, Vanderbilt University, University of Arkansas, and recently left after 15 years as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Howard University
  • He is also Editor in Chief at the Journal of the National Medical Association


He has held numerous senior positions and received national recognition including past President of the DC chapter of Mental Health America, Past President of the Washington Psychiatric Society, past Chair of the Section of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the National Medical Association, and past president of the Black Psychiatrists of America, received the American Psychiatric Foundation Award for Advancing Minority Mental Health, the 2014 Solomon Carter Fuller Award by the American Psychiatric Association, the Sigma XI the scientific honor society and Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Exemplary Psychiatrist Award and Outstanding Psychologist Award. the Jeanne Spurlock Award from the American Psychiatric Association, and he E.Y. Williams Clinical Scholar of Distinction Award from the NMA.


Dr. Lawson has over 200 publications and has continuously received federal, industry, and foundation funding to address mental and substance abuse disparities.


Dr. Lawson has received state, federal, and foundation support for projects to reduce ethnic disparities, pharmacological research and to develop new and effective treatments

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More progress is needed in mental health care

Posted on March 10, 2016 at 12:29pm 1 Comment

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At 4:34pm on January 28, 2016, Henry Schneider said…

Congratulations on my featured on Brandergy!

At 11:29am on January 27, 2016, Vincent Wright said…

Dr. Lawson:

Let's add your Linkedin profile here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamblawson 


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At 10:03pm on January 26, 2016, Vincent Wright said…

Welcome to Brandergy.com, Dr. Lawson!

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