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Featured Research and Principal Investigators

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The FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) Research and Collaboration Program works with FDA centers and external partners to support research studies about minority health and health disparities. Featured research highlighted below.

Featured Researcher Spotlight

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Claudia R. Baquet, MD, MPH, PhD

Affiliate Professor — University of Maryland School of Pharmacy; Founder of the Hope Institute; member, PATIENTS Program


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Beverly Lyn-Cook, PhD

Senior Interdisciplinary Research Biologist — Division of Biochemical Toxicology


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Terri S. Moore, PhD, MBA

Senior Director of Academic Services and Strategic Initiatives – American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy


Dr. Jocelyn Spates' Headshot

Jocelyn Spates, PharmD, BCPS

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs — Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health


Dr. Patricia Y. Talbert's headshot

Patricia Y. Talbert, PhD, MPH, MS

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Administration — Howard University, College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences

Past Researcher Spotlight

Dr. Chari Cohen, Hepatitis B Foundation

Chari Cohen, DrPH, MPH

Senior Vice President — Hepatitis B Foundation


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Bonnie Duran, DrPH

Professor Emeritus — University of Washington School of Social Work


Dr. Yasmin Ibrahim, Hepatitis B Foundation

Yasmin Ibrahim, MD, PhD, MBA

Program Manager, Public Health — Hepatitis B Foundation


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Billie Jo Kipp, PhD

Associate Director of Research and Evaluation — Center For Native American Youth


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Stephine Poston, MA

President & CEO — Poston & Associates, LLC


Tim K. Mackey, S-3 Research

Tim K. Mackey, MAS, PhD

Director of the Global Health and Data Policy Institute, UC San Diego, and Co-Founder, S-3 Research


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Maria Rios, PhD

Research Biologist — Office of Blood Research and Review


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Todd B. Seto, MD, MPH

Director of Academic Affairs and Research – The Queen’s Medical Center; associate professor and Vice Chair of Medicine at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine


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Joshua Xu, PhD

Computer Scientist — Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics


Dr. Joshua S. Yang Headshot

Joshua S. Yang, PhD, MPH

Professor – California State University, Fullerton

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