Dr. Whitney Raglin Bignall
Dr. Raglin Bignall has expertise in mental health disparities. She is committed to growing national and community partnerships to expand the reach of On Our Sleeves to those who need mental health resources most.
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Meet the On Our Sleeves Associate Clinical Director
Whitney J. Raglin Bignall, PhD, is the associate clinical director of The On Our Sleeves Movement For Children’s Mental Health.
Dr. Raglin Bignall has a passion for making mental health services equitable for all children and families. That passion has played out in her career through her academic and clinical work with a focus on narrowing mental health disparities in children.
Before joining the On Our Sleeves team, Dr. Raglin Bignall played an integral role in working with families at a Nationwide Children’s Primary Care Center, which served a primarily low-income and racially diverse community. She also implemented a program to help enhance parenting skills for raising young children and built partnerships with community organizations, primary care offices and neighborhood schools. Building trust and creating positive relationships with families and communities is vital to the work of Dr. Raglin Bignall. For this reason, you will often find her attending community events to provide information and fun educational activities for children.
Dr. Raglin Bignall is a new mom who loves spending time with her family, cooking meals for everyone she knows, and listening to great music.
Dr. Raglin Bignall received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from The Ohio State University, and a PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Cincinnati. She completed her clinical residency at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and a post-graduate National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award fellowship in general academic pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She was named to the Who’s Who in Black Columbus list in 2019 and is a 40 under 40 Leader in Minority Health award winner of the National Minority Quality Forum and the Congressional Black Caucus.