Dr. Yarneccia Dyson named one of the 2018 Faculty First Awardees!

Dr. Yarneccia Dyson’s study, An Examination of Psychosocial and Environmental Factors As Predictors of Risk for HIV in African American College Students enrolled at HBCU’s and MSI’s, was among those selected for the 2018 Faculty First awards. The awards, which typically fund summer scholarship, are offered to tenure-track and tenured faculty.

Congratulations to Dr. Dyson!

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Dr. Yarneccia Dyson selected to participate as a Subject Matter Expert in a Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) meeting

We are pleased to report that Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson (Health Disparities Researcher) was selected to participate as a Subject Matter Expert in a Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) meeting on June 26, 2018 for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  This meeting is part of a larger effort being led by CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation (DDT) to address health disparities and identify promising strategies for enrolling and retaining individuals from underserved populations in DSMES programs.