Apply below to the Small Grants Program and the Faculty Diversity Career Advancement Program for 2020-2021.
Examples of Past Recipients
James Zhang | Student, Pritzker school of Medicine
James Zhang received a small grant award to host a workshop on mental health for Asian-Americans with Dr. Mimi Khuc, a Vietnamese-American scholar of Asian-American Mental Health, at the Pritzker School of Medicine.
Dr. Brownstein received a small grants award to present research and attend the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (IS-MPMI) XVIII Congress in Glasgow, Scotland.
Dr. Jessica Telleria | Resident in Radiology
Dr. Telleria received a Small Grant award towards organizing the fourth annual Radiology Expo. The Expo sought to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in Radiology.
Dr. Olson received a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement grant to present at the Council of Residency Directors Emergency Medicine Academic Assembly.
Dr. Aresha Martinez-Cardosa | Instructor for Public Health Sciences
Dr. Martinez-Cardosa recieved a Faculty Diversity Career Advansement grant to attend the Epigenetics Boot Camp: Planning and Analyzing DNA Methylation Studies workshop at Columbia University School of Public Health.
Dr. Hatim Hassan | Assistant Professor of Medicine
Dr. Hassan received a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement grant for his proposal, Role of the Gut Microbiome in the IBD – and Obesity-associated Hyperoxaluria: Relevance to Kidney Stone Disease.
Dr. Jennifer Wolf | Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine
Dr. Jennifer Wolf received a Small Grant award for her work on the local Perry-Outreach initiative at UChicago. The initiative aims to increase the representation of women in STEM by hosting hands-on opportunities for students in high school, college, and medical school.
Dr. Nicholas Venturelli | Resident in Pediatrics
Nicholas Venturelli recieved a small grant fund to provide pediatric residents and faculty ID card attachments to declare personal pronouns.
Dr. Baig recieved a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement grant to support research on how to improve health disparities in diabetes for Latino populations.
Dr. Robert Carillo| Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology
Dr. Carillo received a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement Award for his research project on identifying molecular tags and mechanistically understanding how Cell Surface Protein interactions mediate cell-cell recognition.
Dr. Abou Baker recieved a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement to create a novel curriculum that will teach residents and faculty the essential skills in management of patients with sickle cell disease complications and related pain.
Dr. Sandra Laveaux| Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Laveaux recieved a Faculty Diversity Career Advancement grant to assess the effect of preoperative administration of polyethylene glycol (PEG) on postoperative constipation in women undergoing minimally invasive hysterectomy procedures.
Anthony Hung received a small grant for funding to develop curriculum to increase knowledge of health needs, disparities, and cultural issues pertaining to Asian American populations.
Dr. Schwartz recieved a small grant fund to support the career progression of underrepresented students in biomedical research.
Katie Aracena | Student, Biological Science Division
Katie Aracena received a small grant award to attend a week-long bootcamp before the start of their first year at the Marine Biological Laboratory with the goals of enhancing quantitative skills and building communities outside individual programs and clusters.