News

Dr. Paola Rosas Receives AHA Career Development Award

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Paola Rosas, FOCUS Cohort 7, on receiving an AHA Career Development Award, “P21-Activated Kinase-1 as a Novel Regulator of Cardiac Function in Female Mice."

Dr. Cassondra Marshall Receives NIH Grant

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Cassondra Marshall, RISE Cohort 7, on receiving a grant from the National Institutes of Health Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award.

https://www.dailycal.org/2021/06/06/uc-berkeley-professor-cassondra-marshall-wins-national-institutes-of-health-grant/

Dr. Demetria McNeal Receives Diversity Supplement

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Demetria McNeal, FOCUS Cohort 8, on receiving a diversity supplement from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

Dr. Cerrone Foster Receives Tenure and Promoted to Associate Professor

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Cerrone Foster, FOCUS Cohort 7, on receiving tenure in the Department of Biological Sciences at East Tennessee State University and promotion to Associate Professor.

Dr. Anthony Pattin Receives Tenure

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Pattin, CVD Cohort 5, on receiving Tenure and Promotion at the University of Toledo. 

Dr. Omonigho "Michael" Bubu Receives K23 Award

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Omonigho "Michael" Bubu, BSM Cohort 8, on receiving a K23 award, "The Mediating role of Slow Wave Sleep and Vascular Risk Factors on Alzheimer Disease-related Disparity between African-Americans and non-Hispanic Whites". 

Dr. Ryon Cobb Receives KL2

June 15, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Ryon Cobb, BSM Cohort 8, on receiving a KL2 Award, "Gene-Environment Interaction in Renal Aging Among Older Blacks and Whites". 

Dr. Carole Oladele Receives Award for Excellence

May 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Carol Oladele, CVD Cohort 7, on receiving the Award for Excellence in Research Addressing Cardiovascular Health Equity at the AHA Epi/Lifestyle Meeting. 

The news release about the article can be found here: https://newsroom.heart.org/news/black-adults-in-u-s-who-consume-ultra-processed-foods-at-greater-risk-for-hypertension?utm_campaign=epilifestyle21&utm_source=science_news&utm_medium=phd-link

Drs. Ana Diallo and Mohamed Boutjdir Lead Publication in Ethnicity and Disease

May 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Ana Diallo, CVD Cohort 8, and Dr. Mohamed Boutjdir, CVD PI, on their publication, "Training Underrepresented Early-Career Faculty in Cardiovascular Health Research during COVID-19, Structural Inequities, and Health Disparity" in Ethnicity and Disease. 

Other Cohort 8 Mentees also on the publication: Dr. Olamide Alabi, Dr. Angela Groves, Dr. Amber Johnson, Dr. Rochelle Nelson, Dr. Florence Okoro, and Dr. S Raquel Ramos. 

Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo Receives Tenure

May 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, BSM Cohort 5, on receiving tenure at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 

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