Monica Parker, MD: Increasing minority participation in research, June 1

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is excited to host Monica Parker, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology from the Emory School of Medicine on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 2 p.m. in room B60 on the eighth floor of the University Hospital. Dr. Parker’s talk, “Meaningful Engagement: Increasing Minority Participation in Research in an Academic Health Center,” will address recruitment strategies to increase minority participation in neurologic research.

For more information contact the Center for Diversity & Inclusion at 503 494-5657.

About Dr. Parker

Dr. Parker graduated from the University of Nebraska School of Medicine and completed her residency in Family Medicine from the University of Mississippi at Jackson. She is a board certified Family Physician and is a member of the Georgia Academy of Family Practice, the Gerontologic Society of America, and the Geriatrics Society of Georgia. She will also be giving the keynote presentation at the 3rd Aging & Memory in the African American Community Conference in Portland on Saturday, June 2, 2012.