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Registration Continues for June 25th Healthcare & Biomedical Research Symposium

As a part of this year’s DREF Research Matters for All of Us program agenda, an ongoing appeal has been made to members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the National Council of Negro women who are researchers and/or healthcare professionals. A special invitation is extended to Delta members, NCNW members, and other African American women researchers and healthcare professionals to attend the virtual Summer Symposium on Saturday, June 25, 2022: Deltas in Healthcare & Biomedical Research Education. The Symposium, co-presented by DREF, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (All of Us Research Program Healthcare Provider Organization) starts at 9:00 a.m. and continues until 1:00 p.m.
The Summer Symposium will provide continuing education for healthcare providers and educate participants about the National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us Research Program and additional medical and research topics.
Program details for continuing education credit and registration to participate are outlined below. To register, click on the photo below or log on to Zoom using the access information below.

Registration Link

In addition to learning about the NIH All of Us One in a Million Campaign, healthcare providers and researchers will address the following topics:
·        Maternal Mortality- Dr. Joy Cooper and Dr. Kasandra Scales
·        Healthcare and Climate Change- Dr. Yvonne Collins
·        Hypertension Update- Dr. Ouida Collins
·        Chronic Kidney Disease Update- Dr. Jasmine Manley
·        Genomic Return- Dr. Lucio Miele
·        Researcher Workbench- Dr. Nicole Redmond
Symposium participants will also learn how they can be a part of the DREF Research Matters for All of Us initiative’s national awareness campaign, and they will have an opportunity to access the All of Us Research Hub, giving them access to quality and relevant data.
The Summer Symposium is a part of a series that communicates the importance of research from a biological and sociological perspective. A major aspect of the DREF Research Matters for All of Us Program educates African Americans about how the importance of biomedical research can affect one’s health and wellness. Persons interested in learning more about becoming affiliated with DREF Research Matters should contact program representatives at
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