Nonprofits’ Role in Inclusion of People with Disabilities in the Biomedical Workforce [September 14, 2022]

For its September meeting, the DEI working group invited a panel of three distinguished researchers to share their stories and help HRA members learn what actions biomedical research funders can take to reduce barriers and advance both the careers and scientific discoveries made by those who identify as having a disability.

Vivian Cheung, MD
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of Pediatric Research and Research Professor, University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute
Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Human Genetics, University of Michigan Medical School
See Dr. Cheung’s Opinion piece

Mona Minkara Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Northeastern University

Bonnielin Swenor, PhD, MPH
Johns Hopkins Disability Health Research Center