The Obesity Health Disparities PRIDE program is designed to enhance the participation of individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in an evidence-based research training and mentoring program. The program includes outreach to early-career faculty or transitioning postdoctoral fellows who hold appointments at, or earned degrees from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
OHD PRIDE is a partnership between University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of California at Los Angeles, and Vanderbilt University. Download a composite photo of the 2019 scholars here.
Candice L. Alick, PhDNorth Carolina Central University University
Natasha R. Brown, PhDIndiana University Northwest
Katrina R. Ellis,PhD, MPH, MSWUniversity of Michigan
Alexis G. Heaston,EdD, MSPH, MATTennessee State University
Dovena Lazaridis,PharmD, BCPSFlorida A&M University
Shanada T. Monestime, PharmDUniversity of North Texas Health Science Center
Nicolette Powe,DrPH, MS, MCHESYoungstown State University
La’Marcus T. Wingate, PharmD, PhDHoward University
OHD PRIDE is funded by a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Grant #2R25HL126145