©2018 BY ADASHIMA OYO

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...

May 17, 2018

On a summer day in July 2013, I vividly recall how I felt after learning that George Zimmerman was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin. I felt violated, angry and powerless. Like many other Black Americans, I watched the trial and eage...

May 16, 2018

Without question, America is becoming more racially and ethnically diverse. Blacks and Latinx are projected to become the “minority-majority” populations. Yet, barriers exist for supporting student and faculty diversity in higher educati...

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