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December 20, 2019

Diversity Program Consortium Newsletter - Volume 4, Issue 4
Happy Holidays to the Diversity Program Consortium!

NIH DPC Newsletter

Consortium News

Happy Holidays from the Coordination and Evaluation Center

A Happy Holidays message from Dr. Keith Norris of the Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA.
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Diversity Program Consortium at ABRCMS

The Diversity Program Consortium community attended the 2019 ABRCMS Conference in Anaheim, CA, Nov. 13-16. 
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In The News

Jamboor K. Vishwanatha receives 2019 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, PhD., principal investigator for the NRMN Resource Center, was given the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) earlier this year. PAESMEM recognizes the critical roles mentors play in the academic and professional development of the future STEM workforce.
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Dr. Keith Norris appointed as Executive Vice Chair for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Keith Norris was recently appointed to be the Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
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Katherine Snyder, University of Detroit Mercy dean, featured in Crain's 2019 Notable Women in Education Leadership

“She has forged important relationships with community partners, industry and government agencies that have strategically advanced the standing of the college and developed important opportunities for students and faculty at the school and in their future endeavors,” said Noreen Rossi, a professor and vice chair of Internal Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center.
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BUILD EXITO Scholar Alice Tausaga returns to American Samoa for INSPIRE Research Symposium

Alice Tausaga, BUILD EXITO scholar at PSU, returned to American Samoa to speak at the Indigenous Samoan Partnership to Initiate Research Excellence (INSPIRE) Research Symposium, which took place in October 2019 at American Samoa Community College.
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Research Digest

Notice of NIH's Interest in Diversity

Every facet of the United States scientific research enterprise—from basic laboratory research to clinical and translational research to policy formation–requires superior intellect, creativity and a wide range of skill sets and viewpoints.
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Disparities research, disparities researchers, and health equity

Disparities in life expectancy by race, ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic status present a significant challenge in the United States and around the world.
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Gender differences in how scientists present the importance of their research: observational study

Women remain underrepresented on faculties of medicine and the life sciences more broadly.
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Events

January 2020 DPC Webinar

Event Date: Fri, Jan 17, 2020

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About Us

The NIH Diversity Program Consortium (DPC) Newsletter provides updates on activities at DPC sites, shares progress on collaborative efforts within the consortium, and highlights news and recent publications related to diversity and mentoring in the biomedical sciences.

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.
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