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Research Centers in Minority Institutions Translational Science 2017 Conference
October 28, 2017 - November 1, 2017
The 2017 Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) Translational Science 2017 Conference is designed to create a forum for a multidisciplinary, collaborative, and intellectual exchange. This meeting presents opportunities to share new and innovative approaches toward eliminating health disparities, developing the next generation of biomedical scientists, and extending the reach and visibility of the RCMI community by engaging NIMHD and NIH grantees with research interests in health disparities. Conference attendees will include the communities of scientists, health care practitioners, trainees, clinicians, pharmacists, nurses and other allied healthcare professionals, and community and industry partners. Attendees will discuss and develop research strategies and approaches for eliminating health disparities, discuss best methods for training, examine career development opportunities, and engage community partners and industry collaborations that create meaningful inclusion of minorities in clinical trials.