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Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pathway Initiative (CDEIPI): Developing Career Pathways for Early-Stage Scholars From Racial and Ethnic Groups Underrepresented in HIV Science and Medicine.

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Greenberg, AE; Wutoh, A; Bowleg, L; Robinson, B; Magnus, M; Segarra, L; Simon, P; Blankenship, K; Burke, M; Okeke, NL; Corneli, A; Hussen, S ...
Published in: J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
October 1, 2023

BACKGROUND: There is an urgent need to increase diversity among scientific investigators in the HIV research field to be more reflective of communities highly affected by the HIV epidemic. Thus, it is critical to promote the inclusion and advancement of early-stage scholars from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in HIV science and medicine. METHODS: To widen the HIV research career pathway for early-stage scholars from underrepresented minority groups, the National Institutes of Health supported the development of the Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pathway Initiative (CDEIPI). This program was created through partnerships between CFARs and Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other Minority Serving Institutions throughout the United States. RESULTS: Seventeen CFARs and more than 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Serving Institutions have participated in this initiative to date. Programs were designed for the high school (8), undergraduate (13), post baccalaureate (2), graduate (12), and postdoctoral (4) levels. Various pedagogical approaches were used including didactic seminar series, intensive multiday workshops, summer residential programs, and mentored research internship opportunities. During the first 18 months of the initiative, 257 student scholars participated in CDEIPI programs including 150 high school, 73 undergraduate, 3 post baccalaureate, 27 graduate, and 4 postdoctoral students. CONCLUSION: Numerous student scholars from a wide range of educational levels, geographic backgrounds, and racial and ethnic minority groups have engaged in CDEIPI programs. Timely and comprehensive program evaluation data will be critical to support a long-term commitment to this unique training initiative.

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J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr

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EISSN

1944-7884

Publication Date

October 1, 2023

Volume

94

Issue

2S

Start / End Page

S5 / S12

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Virology
  • United States
  • Minority Groups
  • Humans
  • HIV Infections
  • Ethnicity
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • 4206 Public health
  • 4202 Epidemiology
 

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Greenberg, A. E., Wutoh, A., Bowleg, L., Robinson, B., Magnus, M., Segarra, L., … NIH CFAR Program Office:, . (2023). Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pathway Initiative (CDEIPI): Developing Career Pathways for Early-Stage Scholars From Racial and Ethnic Groups Underrepresented in HIV Science and Medicine. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 94(2S), S5–S12. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000003270
Greenberg, Alan E., Anthony Wutoh, Lisa Bowleg, Brandi Robinson, Manya Magnus, Lorena Segarra, Patti Simon, et al. “Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pathway Initiative (CDEIPI): Developing Career Pathways for Early-Stage Scholars From Racial and Ethnic Groups Underrepresented in HIV Science and Medicine.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 94, no. 2S (October 1, 2023): S5–12. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000003270.
Greenberg AE, Wutoh A, Bowleg L, Robinson B, Magnus M, Segarra L, Simon P, Blankenship K, Burke M, Okeke NL, Corneli A, Hussen S, Holliday RC, Ciaranello A, Ghebremichael M, Haberer J, Irvin R, Irvin N, Antoine DG, Chen Z, Momplaisir F, Jordan-Sciutto K, So-Armah K, Kuo C, Flanigan T, Sanchez M, Levine AD, Sluis-Cremer N, Koethe JR, Dash C, Pereira FA, Rice AP, Newell A, Dācus J, Wood C, Elopre L, Rana A, Pitpitan E, Stockman JK, Sauceda J, Marquez C, Robinson S, Chi BH, Balkus J, Walters K, Lewin A, Schoonmaker A, Wong E, Refsland E, CDEIPI Consortium: DC CFAR CDEIPI Coordinating Center:, DC CFAR:, Duke CFAR:, Emory CFAR:, Harvard CFAR:, Johns Hopkins University CFAR:, Miami CFAR:, Penn CFAR:, Providence/Boston CFAR:, Rustbelt CFAR:, Tennessee CFAR:, Texas D-CFAR:, Third Coast CFAR:, UAB CFAR:, San Diego CFAR:, UCSF CFAR:, UNC CFAR:, UW/Fred Hutch CFAR:, NIH CFAR Program Office: Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Pathway Initiative (CDEIPI): Developing Career Pathways for Early-Stage Scholars From Racial and Ethnic Groups Underrepresented in HIV Science and Medicine. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2023 Oct 1;94(2S):S5–S12.

Published In

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr

DOI

EISSN

1944-7884

Publication Date

October 1, 2023

Volume

94

Issue

2S

Start / End Page

S5 / S12

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Virology
  • United States
  • Minority Groups
  • Humans
  • HIV Infections
  • Ethnicity
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • 4206 Public health
  • 4202 Epidemiology