February 2, 2019

I am a CUNY Baby! This is not because I’m a third-generation college student, or because my mother is a graduate of City College (1974), or because my grandmother has ties to City College’s Marshak Science Building. And, it’s certainly n...

December 4, 2018

A month ago, the Futures Initiative hosted a collaborative panel discussion, Equity, Health and Learning: Social Determinants of Academic Success. As Futures Initiative Fellows with intersecting interests, Jessica Murray and I co-moderat...

November 10, 2018

Last week I ran the NYC Marathon, this week I’m doing another “marathon” at APHA by presenting my research on 3 topics: the need for Black & Hispanic research scientists, the Trump Administration & widening health disparities, and mentor...

November 5, 2018

26.2 Miles (check). Met Fundraising Goal of $3K (check). Ate Lots of Ice Cream to Celebrate (check). I will never do THAT again! On to the next goal. But, it was great seeing my family, classmates, friends, co-workers, professors, studen...

August 21, 2018

I woke up today with the desire to challenge myself in a new way. I have never been a runner. In fact, I hate running. When the mood randomly strikes me to work out, I always prefer strength training (lifting weights) over the idea of do...

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