LSAMP Day Environmental Health Disparity. November 18, 2021

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Environmental Health Disparities 
Thursday, November 18, 2021 | 1-3 p.m.

LSAMP Day will be hosted on WebEx: https://bhcc.webex.com/bhcc/j.php?MTID=mea78ccc89633e8e3c851d78b9d9449e9 
Meeting number: 2318 299 5204
Password: CgKtHDkr863 
Join by phone: 1-650-479-3208 Call-in toll number (US/Canada) Access code: 2318 299 5204

Explore a career in science, engineering, and mathematics. Offered in partnership with UMass Boston, the LSAMP grant at BHCC supports opportunities for internships and career development for minority students majoring in STEM.

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Event Agenda

1–1:10 p.m.
Welcome
Suman Mukherjee, Ph.D., LSAMP Coordinator
Laura C. Rubin, Ph.D., Dean, Science, Engineering & Mathematics
 
1:10–1:20 p.m.
Program Overview and Opportunity
Kim M. Frashure, Ph.D., Professor and Chairperson, Environmental Science Department
 
1:20–1:35 p.m.
Opportunity in Biology and Chemistry
Robert L. Steeper, Professor and Chairperson, Biology and Chemistry Department
 
1:35–1:40 p.m.
Opportunity and Events in STEM
Joye A. Thaller, STEM Coordinator, Science, Engineering and Mathematics Department

1:40 – 2 p.m.
STEM Career Pathways Panel Discussion 
Moderated by Suman Mukherjee
Student and Alumni Panelists
Rasheeda Cutts, Franciscan Children’s Hospital and former LSAMP intern 
Joudi Alkourabi, Biomedical Engineering major and LSAMP 2021 summer intern
Bridget Benner, BHCC Alumna and Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
 
2–2:15 p.m.
STEM Internship Opportunities
Stephanie Bryzkowski, Director, Career Development and Internships
REFLECTS Scholarship Program
JoDe M. Lavine, Assistant Dean, Science, Engineering, & Mathematics

2:15–2:45 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Yan Lin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies and Center for the Advancement of Spatial Informatics Research and Education (ASPIRE); Associate Member, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center and Center for Native Environmental Health Equity Research 

2:45 – 3 p.m.
Student-driven Discussion with Dr. Lin