NORC Minority Symposium

Join virtually 11am-1pm on Sept 11, 2020!

August 20, 2020

Please join UAB School of Health Professions virtually for the NORC Minority Symposium.NORC Minority Symposium

This series is designed to identify the barriers and challenges to success of scientists from groups Underrepresented in Academia (URiA) and to identify actionable strategies to overcome these challenges.

Each event is from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (CST).

Advancing the (NIH) Funding Success of Scientists from URiA Groups

  • Moderator: Fatima Cody Stanford, M.D., MPH, MPA, FAAP, FACP, FAHA, FTOS
  • Speaker: Barriers to obtaining NIH funding for URiAs - Jean Lud Cadet, M.D.
  • Speaker: Policy-based solutions to improve funding outcomes for URiAs - E. Dale Abel, M.D., Ph.D.

Breakout Groups: Identify Solutions (Invited Guests)

  • Group 1: Junior URiA Investigators
  • Group 2: Scientific Society Representatives
  • Group 3: NIH, NORC, and Academia Representatives