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September 14, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Category: Meeting
Location: McGregor Memorial Conference Center E | Map
495 Gilmour Mall
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Current Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students are invited to meet with Dr. Keith C. Norris at 11 a.m. in McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Room E for an informal discussion about what it takes to succeed in STEM. Light refreshments will be served.

Please note that Dr. Norris’ talk will be held at 3:00 pm in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Room I. More information is listed below. 

Featured Keynote Speaker: Keith C. Norris, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research

“Preparing for Success and Unleashing your Personal Greatness”

WSU/King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Visiting Scholar Day
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2018
McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Room I

Dr. Norris will speak about the need for doctoral students from diverse backgrounds to train the next generation of scholars, educators, and innovators. 

Keith C. Norris, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized clinician scientist and health policy leader who has been instrumental in shaping national health policy and clinical practice guidelines for chronic kidney disease (CKD). He has made major contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion while addressing health disparities in contemporary society.  Dr. Norris directs several NIH research and training grants including the NIH Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA, the centerpiece of the NIH initiative to enhance diversity in the biomedical workforce.

You can read more about him here.

This year's KCP Visiting Scholar Day is funded, in part, by the State of Michigan King-Chávez-Parks Initiative.

The audience is asked to refrain from taking any video recording, audio recording or Flash Photography during presentation.

For more information about this event, please contact Associate Dean Sharon Lean at 3135770213 or