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Welcome 2019 Obesity Health Disparities PRIDE Scholars

The Obesity Health Disparities PRIDE program is designed to enhance the participation of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in an evidence-based research training and mentoring program. The program includes outreach to early-career faculty or transitioning postdoctoral fellows who hold appointments at, or earned degrees from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

OHD PRIDE is a partnership between University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, and Vanderbilt University. Download a composite photo of the 2019 scholars here

 

Increasing Diversity in Obesity Research

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Candice L. Alick, PhD
North Carolina Central University University

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Natasha R. Brown, PhD
Indiana University Northwest

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Katrina R. Ellis,
PhD, MPH, MSW

University of Michigan

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Alexis G. Heaston,
EdD, MSPH, MAT

Tennessee State University

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Dovena Lazaridis,
PharmD, BCPS

Florida A&M University

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Shanada T. Monestime, PharmD
University of North Texas Health Science Center

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Nicolette Powe,
DrPH, MS, MCHES

Youngstown State University

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La’Marcus T. Wingate, PharmD, PhD
Howard University

OHD PRIDE is funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Grant #2R25HL126145