###Affirmative Attention: Advancing Science Through Diversity
July 17, 2017 | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EDT
During the Preparing the Next Generation of Neuroscience Leaders conference, speakers on this panel will present data on the scientific workforce, discuss how diversity strengthens science, and provide examples of what individuals at institutions can do to ensure that diversity is prioritized at all levels.
Hannah Valantine, MD, MRCP, FACC, first NIH chief officer for scientific workforce diversity and a senior investigator in the intramural research program at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Thomas J. Carew, PhD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University
Michelle D. Jones-London, PhD, chief in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity (OPEN), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Opening remarks by Eric Nestler, MD, PhD, President, Society for Neuroscience.
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