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Training Underrepresented Students to Enhance the Diversity of the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Workforce

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Diversifying the Field of Science

The STEP-UP program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine supports 25 trainees annually, who are recruited from 6 unique sources of underrepresented undergraduate students that are placed with outstanding mentors at top-notch participating doctoral granting, research intensive universities.

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The Moderating Role of Race in Turnover Intention at State and Local Public Health Organizations

Our focus was to assess whether race moderated the relationship between work environment factors and turnover in the public health field. This research aligns with the higher goal of recruiting and retaining public health workers that are reflective of the communities they serve. The US population is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, and the population’s health and health care

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Making the “Invisible” Visible: Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the US

Editor-in-chief Dr. Lloyd Novick speaks with Dr. Naoko Muramatsu about Battling Structural Racism Against Asians in the United States: Call for Public Health to Make the “Invisible” Visible, an article which appears in a new supplement, Public Health Interventions to Address Health Disparities Associated with Structural Racism. Violence and discrimination against Asians escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic, fueled by slurs

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Promoting Diversity in Statistics & Data Science: Podcast with Dr. Jenine K. Harris

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS, FACSM Recently, I had an opportunity to talk with Dr. Jenine K. Harris, author of a new statistics book for social scientists called Statistics with R: Solving Problems Using Real-World Data. Dr. Harris teaches biostatistics courses as an associate professor in the public health program at Washington University in St. Louis. She earned her

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Role of Data in Promoting Diversity & Inclusion in Public Health Institutions of Higher Education

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by Gulzar H. Shah, PhD, MStat, MS; and Kristie C. Waterfield, DrPH, MBA Health Informatics Innovations and Applications highlights ways that health informatics innovations and applications are supporting stakeholders in public health practice and policy to advance their mission of improved population health. The series will also highlight innovations in health care informatics.  data diversity higher education In this podcast,

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