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Recap: National Minority Mental Health Month

From OMH:

During July – National Minority Mental Health Month – federal agencies, nonprofit and faith-based organizations, advocates, media and consumers joined efforts to raise awareness about the persistence of health disparities in behavioral health, and what we can do to improve...

ScienceInsider Interviews New NIMHD Director Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable

At the beginning of September, ScienceInsider spoke with NIMHD’s incoming director Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable about his new role and plans for the agency after its founding director, John Ruffin, retired last year.

Read the complete Q&A at ScienceInsider: Science| DOI:...

CTBR member Paul Feinstein's student wins Goldwater Scholarship

From Hunter News:  Since his freshman year at Hunter, Zach Gershon ’16 has worked in Professor Paul Feinstein’s laboratory, a center for biomedical research. Last summer, that work brought him recognition and extended support from the...

CTBR member Mande Holford writes on science's role in diplomacy

"Diplomacy is like a 10-speed bicycle—most gears never get used. The scientific and diplomatic communities should shift science diplomacy into a higher gear so that nations can confront the many daunting challenges ahead."

Read the full Science Magazine article here.

Remembering Congressman Louis Stokes

Louis Stokes, the first African-American congressman from Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 after battling lung and brain cancer. He was 90 years old. As a public servant, Congressman Stokes dedicated his work to championing equality and health equity for minority communities in his home state of Ohio as well as across the national. Mr. Stokes was a stalwart member of congress...

Proceedings from the 2014 Minority Health & Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference to be Published as Special Issue in an International Journal

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH), an interdisciplinary, open access journal, will publish a special issue highlighting the 2014 Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees’ Conference (MHHDGC), which was held on December 1-3 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor,...

CTBR Member Selected 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar in Trento, Italy

From CUNY Newswire:

CUNY SPH and Hunter College Assistant Professor Levi Waldron has been selected to be a 2015-2016 Fulbright Scholar and Visiting Professor for a six month period at the Center...

CTBR member David Foster receives 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence!

From Hunter News:

President Jennifer J. Raab presented 12 members of the Hunter faculty with the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence.
Professor David Foster of the Department of Biological Sciences was recognized for Scholarship or Creative Activity, honoring his remarkable research findings and...

Forbes Magazine Features Professors Mark Hauber and Mandë Holford’s Research Using 3D Printed Eggs

Dr. Mark Hauber, psychology professor and associate provost for research at Hunter, along with Dr. Mandë Holford, chemistry professor and CTBR member, were featured in a recent article in Forbes Magazine. The article highlights their study that used 3D printed eggs and showcases the incredible potential 3D printing technology has on scientific research.

Read more about Drs. Hauber and...