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ASH Diversity Programs staff recently spoke with Dr. Solomon Ofori-Acquah, former member of ASH’s Committee on Promoting Diversity and a mentor with the Minority Medical Student Award Program (MMSAP) about his research in Ghana with sickle cell disease (SCD) patients.
Monica Williams is a two-time participant of the ASH Minority Medical Student Award Program and will present her research during the 2018 Promoting Minorities in Hematology Presentation.
Roger Belizaire, MD, PhD, is a 2017 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. He is a pathology instructor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Esther Obeng, MD, PhD, is a 2014 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. She is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Justin Taylor, MD, is a 2017 ASH-AMFDP Award recipient. He is a medical oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York.
Betty Pace, MD, discusses how she decided to become a hematologist, the importance of mentorship, and why it's important for more underrepresented minorities to be represented in medicine, particularly in hematology.
Margo Rollins, MD, discusses her experience as an ASH Minority Medical Student Award recipient, conducting research in the lab of Dr. Edmund Waller at Emory University, and the mentorship she received from various hematologists in the last ten years.
Violeta Osegueda is a 2016 recipient of the Minority Medical Student Award Program. She conducted her research at the University of California at Los Angeles under the mentorship of Alyssa Ziman, MD.
Commitee on Promoting Diversity member, Kenneth Ataga, MD, discusses what prompted his interest in hematology and sickle cell disease, his involvement in ASH’s Committee on Promoting Diversity, ASH's Sickle Cell Disease Initiative, and more.
2015 Minority Medical Student Award Program recipient Taisha Doo discusses her interest in hematology, what surprised her most about her research project, and where she finds inspiration.
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