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Volume 2 Issue 2

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April 28, 2017

Volume 2 Issue 2

NIH DPC Newsletter

CEC Insider's Report

2017 TWD Program Directors Conference in Baltimore!

Make sure to visit the 2017 TWD Program Director's Conference webpage (http://twdprograms.org/2017TWD/About.aspx) to submit abstracts and/or make accommodations! If This meeting will be held June 18th to 21st in Baltimore, Maryland.
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DPC at the 2017 Understanding Interventions Conference in San Antonio, Texas

The theme for the Understanding Interventions conference was “Advancing Local Interventions towards Systemic Change” and it offered numerous presentations showcasing local and national strategies for diversifying the national biomedical research workforce. Many individuals from our Diversity Program Consortium network participated in this conference, including members of the BUILD teams at Xavier, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco State University, University of Texas El Paso, Morgan State and University of Maryland Baltimore County, as well as members of the National Research Mentoring Network and the DPC's Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA.
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People in Biomedicine

Gabriel Cartagena: BLaST Scientist of the Month

Gabriel is a BLaST Scholar and a Psychology major with a Global Health minor. He is interested in the intersection of psychology, biomedicine, and public health. In addition to behavior change in substance use, Gabriel’s main interests are in the impact of chronic illness and infectious disease on well-being. He intends to continue on to a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Masters in Public Health, with the long-term goal of practicing as a clinician for underrepresented populations.
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Events

2017 DPC Annual Conference

Event Date: Tue, Oct 10, 2017 to Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

8th Annual Latino Health Equity Conference

Event Date: Tue, Jun 20, 2017

About Us

The NIH Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) Newsletter is intended to provide updates and announcements from DPC team members, highlight news related to diversity and professionals from underrepresented backgrounds in biomedical science, share progress on the collaborative efforts within the Coordination & Evaluation Center at UCLA (CEC) to inform Working Group's achievements, and ultimately serve as the main avenue to DPC-wide communications.




The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.