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Beating the Odds: Preparing Minorities for Research Careers in the Biomedical Sciences

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Air date: Monday, November 17, 2008, 12:00:00 PM
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Category: John W. Diggs
Runtime: 01:15:33
Description: 2008 John W. Diggs Lecture

To highlight the accomplishments of minority scientists. This year's keynote speaker Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, has been a leader in the promotion of science education for underrepresented minorities. The event will be open to the public and should be informative for anyone involved in medical or scientific research,administration or education.

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Dr. Hrabowski has been President of UMBC since 1992. His highly acclaimed research and publications focus on the participation of minorities in science and mathematics.

The event is cosponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Research, the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, and the NIH Black Scientists Association.
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NLM Title: Beating the odds : preparing minorities for research careers in the biomedical sciences [electronic resource] / Freeman Hrabowski ; [presented by the NIH Black Scientists Association, Office of Intramural Research, Office of Research on Women's Health].
Series: Preparing minorities for research careers in the biomedical sciences
Author: Hrabowski, Freeman A.
NIH Black Scientists Association.
Publisher:
Other Title(s): Preparing minorities for research careers in the biomedical sciences
Subjects: Achievement
Biomedical Research
Minority Groups--education
Social Support
United States
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: W 20.5
NLM ID: 101490647
CIT Live ID: 6838
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?14775