Date Speaker Topic Announcements
September 17, 2019 NFN Scout, MA PhD, Deputy Director, National LGBT Cancer Network, Providence, RI Diversity & Health Equity from a Transgender Perspective
October 8, 2019 Town Hall - Movie Night TBD
October 7, 2019 Ben Barres (1954-2017) A Celebration of Ben Barres (1954-2017): The Life of a Transgender Scientist
Fall, 2019 Town Hall TBD
November 12, 2019 Dr. Alan Arnold, Director of Research Development, MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium (MSRDC) TBD
TBD Marja M. Hurley, MD TBD

Past Seminars

Date Speaker Topic Video
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 Performanceā€¯
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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