For more information please contact Veronica Bruce
The goal of the office is to link medical faculty to campus-wide opportunities and to create new opportunities, unique and responsive to the interests of the medical faculty. The program aims to support faculty in attaining excellence in the academic competency of their choice.
To support you, we:
Provide knowledge and skill-building seminars and workshops.
Organize departmental mentorship and leadership programs.
Promote professional development courses offered through other programs, and
Create web-based information resources to support faculty development.
The office also assists new faculty in obtaining important information when coming on board as a new faculty member.
The Spotlight is on HU COVID-19 multicenter and multidisciplinary research project, lead researchers: Dr. Hassan Ashktorab, Dr. Hassan Brim and Dr. Zaki Sherif. This study involves interdisciplinary and collaborative effort that includes other HU basic scientists, clinicians, physicians (fellows and residents), and medical students from Howard University and other domestic and international institutions [listed in project details]. The focus is to shed light on the disproportionate effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on minority populations in the USA and various ethnicities around the world by analyzing multiple variables associated with the disease. See project details here.