Meet the Hosts
DéLon Isom, Ph.D. received his doctorate in School Psychology from Howard University. While enrolled in the program his training and experience spanned clinical and community mental health through the school, hospital, and juvenile probation settings. He is currently a Clinical Child Psychology postdoctoral fellow specializing in Adolescent Medicine. Here he provides behavioral and mental health services for youth ages 12-25 using the integrated community mental health and health psychology models. His research interests include culturally proficient service delivery, population health, as well as, re-entry and transition support programming for minority youth.
Phillip E. Graham is currently a Predoctoral Intern working in a forensic setting. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Howard University hoping to complete his program later this fall. He considers himself to be a mental health, social justice and youth advocate. His experiences include working with at-risk youth, cognitive and behavioral assessments, veterans, drug addiction and counseling centers. Mr. Graham also specializes in event planning, mentorship and scholarship programing.
Parnell O. Minter, M.Ed is currently a 5th year doctoral student at Howard University. His research focus is spirituality and racial identity among African American adolescent males. He has worked in juvenile justice for several years, providing psychological testing and therapeutic interventions. He has also completed a one year externship at a university counseling center. He attained his master’s in school counseling from Howard University and completed his undergraduate studies at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Parnell is also a Christian and a licensed minister.
Dwayne Bryant is a fourth-year doctoral student at Howard University studying School Psychology. His research interests are social media and digital technology. Most recently, he gained experience in providing psychotherapy at a behavioral health clinic in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. This experience provided him with a sense of confidence in his field of study. He is currently interning in the APA Public Interest Directorate working on issues affecting women and STEM. Over the last two years, he has worked on a research project geared towards the advancement of women in STEM fields. He has a passion for advocacy and fairness for all people. In the future, he plans to open a learning and recreation center in his hometown of Oak City, NC. In his free time, he enjoys boxing, painting and listening to podcasts.