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Six minority scholars selected for fellowship on health disparities

WASHINGTON -- Six minority scholars have been selected to receive the first grants awarded by the Center for the Advancement of Health and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for the study of health disparities by race, ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status.

The two-year fellowships, awarding recipients up to $50,000 a year, are for scholars who hold a doctorate in fields related to the study of determinants of health. They will pursue their research at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, the Harvard Center for Society and Health and the Morgan State University Center for Urban Health Assessment, Evaluation and Policy Research.

The recipients are:

Carlotta M. Arthur, of Indianapolis, a Ph.D. candidate in clinical psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, currently on clinical internship at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. She has a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from Purdue University and an M.A. in psychology from Stony Brook. She will study at Harvard.

Ly Uyen Nguyen, of Silver Spring, Md., a legislative assistant in the office of Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia. She received an M.A. and a Ph.D. in clinical/community psychology from the University of Maryland and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. She will study at Morgan State.

Dean Robinson, of Amherst, Mass., an assistant professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts. He received an M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in political science from Yale University and an A.B. with honors in political science from Stanford University. He will study at Harvard.

Ronica N. Rooks, of Hyattsville, Md., a postdoctoral fellow in epidemiology at the National Institute on Aging. She received an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Maryland at College Park and a B.A. in sociology/anthropology and economics from St. Mary's College of Maryland. She will study at the University of Michigan.

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Contact: Ira Allen or Barbara Krimgold
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24-Apr-2001


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