|Dilworth-Anderson delivers talk at national workshop for minority and emerging scientists|
|December 08, 2011|
Peggye Dilworth-Anderson, PhD, professor of health policy and management at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, was invited by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to deliver the keynote address at the Technical Assistance Workshop for Minority and Emerging Scientists and Students Seeking Careers in Aging Research, on Nov. 16 in Boston.
Dilworth-Anderson's talk, "The Importance of Mentoring Through the Pathways of Professional Development," addressed disparities for women and racial/ethnic minorities in science.
"It was a delight to welcome Dr. Dilworth-Anderson, a leader in aging research, as [our] keynote speaker," said Dr. J. Taylor Harden, assistant to the director for special populations at NIA. "What we know is that at every stage in the career pipeline, there is a 10 percent to 15 percent attrition in the proportion of women to men. Dr. Dilworth-Anderson provided guidance on best practices and mentoring for new and early career scientists."
Dilworth-Anderson is interim co-director of the UNC Institute on Aging and co-editor, with Mary Palmer, PhD, of the recently published Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Vol. 31 (2011): Pathways Through the Transitions of Care for Older Adults (New York: Springer Publishing Co., 2011).
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UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health contact: Ramona DuBose, director of communications, (919) 966-7467 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Last updated December 08, 2011|