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5/25/22 – 5th Annual WHISPR Symposium and Awardee Presentations

Women’s Health Interdisciplinary Stress Program of Research (WHISPR)

5th Annual Symposium and Awardee Presentations

May 25th, 2022, 3:00 to 4:30 PM

Keynote Address:

Charting a path forward towards an inclusive research agenda: the Asian American research paradox

Karen Kim, MD

Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Medicine

University of Chicago

The 5th annual WHISPR symposium took place virtually on May 25, 2022, and featured keynote speaker Karen Kim, MD, Professor of Medicine and Vice Provost for Research at University of Chicago. She spoke on “Charting a path forward towards and inclusive research agenda: the Asian American research paradox.” In her talk she addressed the negative impact of the historic exclusion of Asian Americans from research and provided a call to action along with resources for remedying this moving forward. In addition, Claire-Cecile Pierre, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Community Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital spoke about the Center for Community Health and Health Equity and their work to increase the inclusion of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic diversity in research and patient care. The 2022 WHISPR Awardees also presented on their research projects. Information can be found about their projects here.

Watch the Recording Here or Contact our Team with any Questions

Funding provided by: The Gretchen S. Fish Fund for Women’s Health and Stress Research

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