GSBS Diversity Seminar Series feat. Dr. April Stull
The GSBS DE&I Working Group invites you to attend the Diversity Seminar Series featuring Dr. April Stull on Tuesday, February 9th from 12:00 – 1:30 PM. The URL to register to attend the seminar through Zoom is: https://unthsc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtdequpj8qEt2CG4WaLNGqtd63Pw38KyuA
The Journey of an African American Woman Scientist: The Challenges, Setbacks, and Victories
Speaker: April Stull, PhD
Dr. Stull is an Associate Professor of Nutrition Sciences and Registered DietitianNutritionist in the Department of Human Sciences and Design at Baylor Universityin Waco, TX. Her research focuses on functional foods and chronic diseaseprevention. Dr. Stull’s overall goal is to identify healthy foods that may help preventor delay the progression of metabolic syndrome risk factors (i.e., obesity,prediabetes, and prehypertension) from developing into chronic diseases, such astype 2 diabetes and/or cardiovascular disease. Currently, she serves on the EditorialBoard of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Also, she is a Fellowof the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Nominating Committee Chair-Elect for the National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition (NOBIDAN;affiliated with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics). Dr. Stull has been thePrincipal Investigator (PI) and Co-PI on several funded federal and non-profit grants.
At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:
1. Examine the personal career trajectory of an underrepresented scientist.
2. Identify how the journey helped develop and strengthen a research career.
3. Understand what it takes to be a successful scientist.
The URL to register to attend the seminar through Zoom is: https://unthsc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtdequpj8qEt2CG4WaLNGqtd63Pw38KyuA