TIRG's goal is to conduct research that promotes wellness in the fields of genetics and psychology to better understand the connections between the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of human development and behavior.
TIRG is committed to provide educational tools and support to educators in the fields of genetics and psychology and for Black African American undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in STEAM and Black Psychology.
Subscribe to the Ancestral Healing Quarterly Newsletter at the following link for the most current research articles related to mental wellness, genetics and emerging holistic mental wellness healing approaches based on Africa Centered Thought at:
Author, Root Psychologist, Ancestral Healing Specialist, founder and CEO of the Institute of Africa Centered Thought in Seattle, Washington.
Author, recently inducted into the Norfolk African American Psychologist Hall of Fame, Clinical Psychologist, Former Association of Black Psychologists President, founder/CEO of Life Enrichment Institute and Foundation in Washington, DC and Hyattsville, Maryland.
Founder of the National Human Genome Center at Howard University in Washington, DC. She is the recipient of numerous awards, to name a few; the Howard University College of Medicine Outstanding Research Award, NAACP Science Achievement Award and the Howard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member Award, National Academy of Sciences Review Committee on Human Genome Diversity Project, etc.
Former Chair of Psychology at Norfolk University in Norfolk, Virginia, researcher, currently is the Ombuds for Norfolk, University
Author, recently inducted into the Norfolk African American Psychology Hall of Fame at Norfolk University in Virginia. She is Internationally known for her work in the development of a theory of Optimal Psychology and has conducted trainings in England, South Africa, Ghana and Jamaica.
Recently inducted into the Norfolk African American Psychology Hall of Fame at Norfolk, University in Virginia. Author, Physiological Psychologist. biomedical researcher, and an African-centered scholar/activist. Former Assistant Professor at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and currently an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at Clark University also located in Atlanta. www.drtmoore.com
Katrina Sanford is a researcher, psychotherapist, leading voice for gender and race equality and an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ community in the Seattle area.
The Genome and Identity
The MIND today referred to as "universal consciousness" is the innate "creative power" passed on from our families; to understand this process, is to begin the healing journey to break cycles of mental dysfunctions internally and externally!