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Since its inception in 1987, the APS Minority Travel Fellowship Program has made more than 783 travel awards to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students and to faculty members at minority institutions.

On behalf of the Porter Physiology Development and Minority Affairs Committee, APS is pleased to announce the Minority Travel Fellowship Award Recipients:


2017 Conference: Cardiovascular Aging: New Frontiers and Old Friends

Awardee Name

Awardee Institution

Paola Rosas

Texas A&M University


2017 Conference: Physiological Bioenergetics: Mitochondria from Bench to Bedside

Awardee Name

Awardee Institution

Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto

University of Southern California

Maria Torres

East Carolina University


2017 Conference: Physiological and Pathophysiological Consequences of Sickle Cell Disease

Awardee Name

Awardee Institution

Adam Bush

Stanford University

Derick Okwan

Emory University

Eric Rivas

Texas Tech University

Crystal Taylor

University of Alabama at Birmingham


To view a complete list of the program awardees, see the Resources section below.



APS Conferences

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APS Minority Travel Fellowship Program Past Awardees (XLS)

This Excel spreadsheet lists past travel fellows by meeting and year.