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Diversity Research

Goals: Serve as the research assessment committee to further the work efforts of the SNMA in addressing the need for increased support for and investment in underrepresented minority premedical students, medical students and future physicians. In particular this committee is dedicated to increasing the amount of research specifically reflecting the experiences and concerns of minority medical students, while contributing important data with which to strengthen arguments supporting the need to achieve racial parity in the physician workforce. Additionally, this committee works cooperatively with the Physician-Researcher Initiative Fellow and is charged with the oversight of two of SNMA 's longstanding research programs:

Committee Leadership

Tiffani J Houston
Diversity Research Co-chairperson

MD/Ph.D. Candidate
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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Abner Murray

Abner A Murray
Diversity Research Co-chairperson

MD/Ph.D. Candidate
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Yolandas Thomason, MS
Diversity Research Vice-chairperson

DO Candidate
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Are you an undergrad, medical or graduate student doing research this summer? Would you like to showcase your work on a national platform? If so, come present your work at the SNMA's September National Leadership Institute Research Forum. Share your work in front of student and faculty scholars from around the nation. Plus, get the opportunity to hear suggestions, get advice, & network with other researchers and mentors at this national conference. Please register and submit your abstract here http://bit.ly/W9cRlO

Abstract submission deadline will be August 29th at 11:59 PM EST

Will you be in Southern New Jersey on September 6th and would like to be a Judge at the Forum? Please register here http://bit.ly/NLIjudge

Don't forget to register for the National Leadership Institute (NLI). NLI registration is free for SNMA and MAPS members. If you are a Member please register here http://bit.ly/1vj9Dfe

The SNMA welcomes nonmembers to participate in the weekend long NLI and the Research Forum. Nonmember registration is $22 and the registration can be found here
http://bit.ly/1spswI0. Nonmembers can also join the SNMA family and register for NLI at no cost. To become a member, please click here http://bit.ly/V2FQH8

SNMA David E. Satcher, MD, PhD Research Fellowship
The SNMA Satcher Fellowship aims to provide medical student members of the SNMA opportunities to explore racial and ethnic health disparities in a research environment. It awards five $5000 fellowship prizes for research focusing on obesity prevention and obesity intervention. The fellowship program is sponsored by the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative. We are currently not accepting applications at this time.

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