New CTSI core dedicated to equity in research

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Nadine Barrett, PhD; Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD; Pamela Maxson, PhD, Sabrena Mervin-Blake, Judy Seidenstein, Dane Whicker, PhD

Top row: Nadine Barrett, PhD; Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD; Pamela Maxson, PhD. Bottom row: Sabrena Mervin-Blake, Judy Seidenstein, Dane Whicker, PhD

As the COVID-19 pandemic and racial reckoning unfolded side-by-side during the summer of 2020, a common thread emerged that prompted an intentional shift at the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).

“Although equity is something that Duke CTSA has always been interested in, during the summer of 2020, a more organized initiative to integrate equity throughout CTSI and CTSA was deemed necessary,” said Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD, a Duke developmental psychologist and member of CTSI.

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