Implementation of the Steps Toward Academic Research (STAR) Fellowship Program to Promote Underrepresented Minority Faculty into Health Disparity Research

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An article published recently in the Official Journal of ISHIB addresses how a diverse workforce can drastically help eliminate health disparities. The article highlights the STAR program at the Texas Center for Health Disparities (TCHD). The program acronym is known as Steps Toward Academic Research (STAR) and it was created to provide faculty and community partners a curriculum focused on acquiring fundamental concepts in biomedical and behavioral health disparity research, basics in grantsmanship and professional development skills.

 

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Vishwanatha, J. K., & Jones, H. P. (n.d.). Implementation of the Steps Toward Academic Research (STAR) Fellowship Program to Promote Underrepresented Minority Faculty into Health Disparity Research. Retrieved February 13, 2018, from https://ethndis.org/edonline/index.php/ethndis/article/view/804

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.