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PhD Candidate Accepted into Research Training Programs

March 01, 2021

headshot of Brandie Bentley

Selection Announcements

School of Social Work PhD candidate, Brandie Bentley has been accepted into the 2021 Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training (MHRT) Program funded through the National Institute of Health.

As a participant, she will attend an Intensive Global Health Disparities Summer Research Institute that includes seminars on research dissemination and preparing for a career in health disparities research. She will also engage in 10 weeks of research in Jamaica.

Additionally, Bentley has also been selected as a Birth Equity Research Scholar with the National Birth Equity Collaborative (NBEC) for the 2020-2022 cohort. The overall goal of the Birth Equity Research Scholars Program is to foster the development of thoughtful and compassionate leaders in science, programs, and policy related to optimizing the health and well-being of Black birthing populations.

Brandie says, “I am incredibly excited about this opportunity and I think it speaks to the years of training, preparation, and support I have received from members of the School of Social Work! I could not be more grateful.”

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