2022 Coleman Research Innovation Awardees

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Jessica Fernandez, Ph.D.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Project Title: Racial Discrimination and Chronic Disease: The Mediating Effects of Sensitivity to Daily Stress


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Lauren Hurwitz, Ph.D., MHS

National Cancer Institute
Project Title: Serum Organochlorine Insecticide Levels and Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer in African Men


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Jielu Lin, Ph.D.

National Human Genome Research Institute
Project Title: Genetic and Social Network Correlates of Rheumatoid Arthritis Outcomes in Hispanic Populations


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Natasha Pacheco, Ph.D.

National Institute on Aging
Project Title: Longitudinal Gene Expression and DNA Methylation Changes Associated with Frailty Progression in a Diverse Urban, Community-Dwelling Cohort


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Lilianna Phan, Ph.D., MPH, M.S.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Project Title: Developing the Positive Affect for Cigars (PAC) Scale among African American Young Adults


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Dana Verhoeven, Ph.D.

National Cancer Institute
Project Title: Care Coordination for Multimorbidity: A Mixed Methods Study to Address Health Disparities


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Annemarie Wentzel, Ph.D., MSc

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Project Title: The Effect of Psychosocial and Physiologic Stress on the Development of B Cell Failure in African Immigrants with Abnormal Glucose Tolerance


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