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Virtual Seminar: Basic Behavioral Science Research to Enhance Health Equity

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Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences
Vice Chair for Research 
Associate Director for Cancer Equity, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Southern California

Virtual Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar: Basic Behavioral Science Research to Enhance Health Equity 

Dec. 3, 2021 

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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About this Seminar

The purpose of this seminar is to describe multilevel frameworks for minority health and health disparities. As part of this, methodological issues and findings from ongoing research in stress reactivity among African American men and women will be presented. Emerging priorities for basic behavioral science research will be reviewed.

Additional Details

This is a free event hosted by the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute and co-sponsored by the institute's Addiction Recovery Research Center and the Center for Health Behaviors Research. The Pioneers in Biomedical Research Seminar Series, which runs annually from September to May, has featured leading biomedical researchers from throughout the country since the program began in 2012. The lectures are also open to all members of the Virginia Tech community including graduate students, undergraduates, faculty, and staff, as well as the public.

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