MPP alumnus, Dr. Dioscaris Garcia, received The Mentorship Award in Diversity and Equity in Medicine on April 29, 2021. The Mentorship Award in Diversity and Equity in Medicine (MADE) is awarded through nominations by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Therapeutic Sciences PhD candidate Jessica Scales was recently awarded the Kirschstein NRSA for Individual Predoctoral Fellows (F31) Award. The award supports promising doctoral candidates who will perform dissertation research and training for a PhD degree in a scientific health-related field relevant to the mission of the National Cancer Institute.
MPP PhD student, Yusuke Suita, has received the very prestigious Honjo International Scholarship from Japan. Only a few students among hundreds of applicants are awarded this fellowship each year. The scholarship begins this year and continues through 2023. Yusuke is a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr.
MPP PhD student Jamie Catalano was recently awarded a Graduate Award in Brain Science by the Robert J. And Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science. This one-year award is supported by the Robin Chemers Neustein ’75 Graduate Fellowship Fund and the Charles A. Dana Graduate Fellowship Fund.
Kavin Nunez was recently awarded a F99/K00 NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. This prestigious award will fund the last year of Kavin’s PhD thesis in the lab of Dr.