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Olajide A. Williams, MD, MS, Professor of Neurology & Vice Dean of Community Health at the VP&S, talks about stressors that increase the likelihood of someone having a stroke.
Andrew B. Lassman, MD, Professor of Neurology & Associate Dean of Clinical Trials at Columbia University, talks about the importance of enrolling a diverse population of subjects in clinical trials
Jennifer J. Manly, PhD, a Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurology at CUIMC spoke with The New York Times about the complicated legacy of affirmative action.
CUIMC news team spoke with several Black CUIMC faculty members and asked them what Black History Month means to them, including Michelle W. Bell, MD, an assistant professor of neurology.
- December 2, 2022
Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by chronic disease. "Columbia has a responsibility to improve the health and well-being of its neighbors," says Dr. Olajide Williams
- April 18, 2022
The new Diversity in Neurology Visiting Medical Students Program provides an opportunity for medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine to increase their exposure to neurology.
- April 8, 2022
The program prioritized applications that focused on promoting health equity and racial justice.
- March 10, 2022
Dr. Olajide Williams will be honored as a "Rising Leader" by The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).
- February 24, 2022
Experts advise creating stronger ties between communities and health care providers to combat pandemic misinformation
- February 16, 2022
The nation’s history of structural racism must be acknowledged as a driver of health problems and shortened lives for Black people and other racial and ethnic groups
- October 1, 2021
Dr. Michelle Bell is the 2021 recipient of the Richard Mayeux Award.