Annual REACH Equity Colloquium

Duke Center for REACH Equity Annual Colloquium Cancellation, to be reschedule for Fall 2020


Due to the circumstances and restrictions around COVID-19, the Duke Center for REACH Equity has decided to postpone the center's Annual Colloquium. The REACH Equity Center plans to reschedule the colloquium in the Fall. The center will follow up with a new date soon.

Duke REACH Equity Center 2020 Colloquium Agenda

8:15 – 8:45 a.m.Breakfast and Networking
8:45 – 9:00 a,m.Welcome and Colloquium Overview
Kimberly S. Johnson, MD
Director, Duke REACH Equity Center
9:00 – 9:10 a.m.Remarks from Duke School of Medicine Leadership
9:10 – 10:10 a.m.Keynote Address
Eliseo Pérez-Stable, MD
Director, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
National Institutes of Health
10:10 – 10:20 a.m.Health Disparities and the Workforce Pipeline
Kimberly Johnson, MD
10:20 – 10:30 a.m.Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.Moderated Panel Discussion: Workforce Development
Program Leadership:

- UNC-Chapel Hill/Duke PROMISE Peer Mentoring Study: Susan Girdler, PhD, UNC
- REACH Equity Center Career Development Awards, CTSA KL2, HDRC, Medical Student 3rd Year Research Program: Laura Svetkey, MD
- BIGGER Program: Kevin Thomas, MD
- MBS Program: Leonor Corsino, MD
11:30 – 12:15 p.m.Lunch
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.REACH Equity Center Awardees
- RESURP Undergraduate Awardees: Brandon Bui, Lenique Huggins
- Research, Education, Training Subcore Awardees:
- Charity Oyedeji, MD
- Julius Wilder, MD, PhD
- George Yankey, MD
- REACH Equity Career Development Scholar Awardee: Sarahn Wheeler, MD
1:15 p.m.Overview of Moderated Poster Presentations
Kimberly Johnson, MD
1:20 – 2:15 p.m.Moderated Poster Presentations (Light refreshments in atrium)

REACH Equity Career Development Awardee Scholars
- Larry Jackson II, MD
- Tiarney Ritchwood, MD

REACH Equity Center Research, Education, Training Subcore Awardees
- Clarissa Diamantidis, MD
- Matthew Dupre, PhD, Hanzhang Xu, PhD
- Allison Stafford, PhD
- Alison Weidner, MD

REACH Equity Center Third Year Medical School Student Scholars
- Rebecca Fabbro, MD Candidate, 2021
- Olivia Lin, MD Candidate, 2021
2:15 – 3:00 p.m.Closing Comments/Networking Reception