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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.
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
Students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) joined Columbia biomedical research laboratories for a summer of science, as part of CUIMC’s newest summer program
The goal of the ADRC HS Scholars Program is to reach talented young people from backgrounds underrepresented in science and medicine, and to encourage and inspire them toward careers in these fields.
- 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.
- July 30, 2021
Dr. Olajide Williams named co-director of Columbia’s Community Engagement Core, and recognized by Crain’s 2021 Notables in Health Care.
- July 30, 2021
Dr. Soojin Park elected to the newly formed Neurocritical Care Foundation Board of Trustees.
- July 15, 2021
In this Spanish language interview, Jose Gutierrez Contreras, the Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Neurology, explains the role of sleep in achieving and maintaining optimal health.
- July 6, 2021
Dr. Olajide Williams, Chief of Staff of Neurology at Columbia University, discusses Hip Hop Public Health's campaign to reach and educate communities of color about vaccines.