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Promoting Minorities in Hematology (PMH) Oral Presentations: Room I (for in-person participants)

Program: Special-Interest Sessions
Hematology Disease Topics & Pathways:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Saturday, December 9, 2023: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Marina Ballroom D (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina)
ASH invites all interested meeting attendees to this event, which will showcase training and research opportunities geared toward increasing the diversity scholars in the field of hematology. The highlight of the session will be scientific presentations from the ASH Minority Medical Student Award, the ASH Minority Resident Hematology Award, the ASH Minority Hematology Graduate Award, and the ASH Minority Hematology Fellowship Award program participants.

A special reception celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Minority Recruitment Initiative (MRI) will follow presentations.

Bianca A Ulloa, PhD

Department of Developmental and Molecular Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Carla Barrientos Risso

Ponce Health Sciences University, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Dailia B. Francis, MD, PhD

Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Danielle Sohai

Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC

K. Ashley Lyttle

Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

Marcus Alexander Florez, PhD

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Maria J. Fernandez Turizo, MD

Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Brookline, MA

Omonike Oyelola

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT