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Jun. 3, 2021 From Laura Forster to Amanda Pellegrino de Iraldi: The women neuroscienctists that worked with Cajal and his direct disciples
Jan. 19, 2021 The Impact of Racism on Mental Health The long standing and pervasive impact of racism continues to exact a tremendous toll on Black communities both in terms of physical and mental health.
Dec. 4-10, 2020 SCREENING: The Mask You Live In The Mask You Live In is a feature-length documentary that follows a diverse group of boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.
November 3, 2020 L. Michelle Bennett, PhD Collaboration and Team Science: Opportunities and Obstacles
October 28st, 2020 First Deputy Commissioner Benjamin B. Tucker Diversity Issues in Neuroscience
October 21st, 2020 PHD in Neuroscience Celebrating Diversity, Equity & Inclusion inScience & Community
September 18-24, 2020 Screening & Moderated Discussion of PICTURE A SCIENTIST A feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists.
June 11, 2020 POSTPONED - Darilyn V. Moyer, MD, FACP, FRCP, FIDSA, Deborah Sweet, PhD, Susan L. Solomon, JD Addressing Bias to Promote Diversity in Science and Medicine in the Time of COVID-19
March 12, 2020 Marja M. Hurley, MD A Seat at the Table, Pipeline Programs to Diversify the Health Professions
November 12, 2019 Dr. Alan A. Arnold, PhD Not just implicit bais: Using professional networks to promote active research participation at MSI and HBCUs
September 17, 2019 NFN Scout, MA PhD, Deputy Director, National LGBT Cancer Network, Providence, RI Diversity & Health Equity from a Transgender Perspective
October 7, 2019 Ben Barres (1954-2017) A Celebration of Ben Barres (1954-2017): The Life of a Transgender Scientist
April 17, 2019 Dolores Malaspina, MD, MS, MSPH Men and women in the times of man
April 3, 2019 Rachel Cossar, founder of Choreography for Business "Posture, Power and Performance”
February 27, 2019 Dr. C Reynolds Verret No Gift Cast Aside: Priming the Pipeline to Medicine and Other Advanced Study
January 16, 2019 Elizabeth Jonas, MD Swimming upstream: Outlook for women in science/medicine in 2019
December 18, 2018 Sandra K. Masur, PhD It Takes a Village to Advance Women (& Men) in STEMM
September 18, 2018 Uraina Clark, PhD Social Discrimination and its Associations with Brain Function
May 31, 2018 Kafui Dzirasa, M.D, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
April 30, 2018 Michelle Jones-London, Ph.D. Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity
April 17, 2018 Townhall Meeting Michael Breen, PhD, Deena Walker, PhD, Roxana Mesias, Nick Upright
March 23, 2018 Denise Cai, PhD Is it really harder to be a woman in science?
February 15, 2018 Lise Vesterlund, PhD Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh
May 10, 2017 Julian F. Thayer, PhD Why Should Neuroscientists Care About the Vagus? Relationship to Diversity
March 7, 2017 Hannah A. Valantine, MD, MRCP Enhancing Diversity in the Scientific Workforce
January 30, 2017 Edith Cooper, AB, MM Diversity and the Power of Difference
January 25, 2017 Yael Niv, PhD How best to understand the brain? Start by counteracting unintentional biases
October 27, 2016 Anne Churchland, PhD Grass roots approaches to furthering under-represented groups in science
October 13, 2016 Lee Limbird, PHD How to navigate the various phases of your career
September 15, 2016 Erich Jarvis, PhD Surviving as a Minority Scientist in a Majority World
May 12, 2016 Elizabeth Phelps, PhD Implicit Race Bias and Brain Imaging
February 4, 2016 Peg McCarthy, PhD Male-Female Sex Differences in Brain Function
December 5, 2015 Implicit Bias Panel Discussion with Dr. Krieger, Dr. Hurd, Dr. Heller, Ms. Barbara Juarez
November 19, 2015 Pamela Abner, MPA & Dr. Poliandro Workshop on Implicit Bias
September 25, 2015 Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD Townhall Meeting
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