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FIU-RCMI Health Equity Symposium

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Friday, March 15 at 8:30am to 3:30pm

MARC - Management & Advanced Research, Pavilion
11200 SW 8th ST, Management & Advanced Research, Miami, Florida 33199

Join us on Friday, March 15th for our upcoming FIU-RCMI Health Equity Symposium at Florida International University. This symposium will foster an environment that encourages the development of new collaborations between researchers and community organizations on the front lines of achieving health equity in South Florida.
Highlights of this event will include: 

  • Keynote Speaker: William Southerland, PhD | Principal Investigator at the Howard University RCMI, Director of the Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, & Interim Director for the Center for Applied Data Science and Analytics, Howard University
  • Special Remarks: Deborah Linares, PhD, MA | Program Official, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • Opening & Closing Remarks: Kenneth A. Jessell, PhD | President, Florida International University & Andrés G. Gil, PhD | Senior Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Dean of the University Graduate School, Florida International University
  • Presentations with Live Q&A from Principal Investigators of the FIU-RCMI R-01-equivalent grants focused on Pediatric Cancer (Diana Azzam, PhD), Alzheimer’s Disease (Shanna Burke, PhD, & Sabrina Sales-Martinez, PhD), and HIV (Diana Sheehan Delgado, PhD)
  • Engaging Panels from Prominent Community Leaders in South Florida and FIU-RCMI Pilot Project Alumni
  • CEUs Offered


Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences


Faculty & Staff


Research Center in Minority Institutions - RCMI
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