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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:

Experimental Biology 2017

Awardee Name

Awardee Institution

Joselyn Allen

The Pennsylvania State University

Latoya Allen

University of Florida

Lorena Amaral

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Olubusayo Awe

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Ronique Beckford

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Isola Brown

Michigan State University

Maria Alicia Carrillo-Sepulveda

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alyssa Cobbs

Morehouse School of Medicine

Mariano Colon-Caraballo

Ponce Health Science University

Marc Cook

University of Illinois at Chicago

Taylor Craig

University of Missouri-Columbia

Carmen DeMiguel

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ninotchska Delvalle-Dorta

Michigan State University

Janice Diaz-Otero

Michigan State University

Nathalie Fuentes

Penn State College of Medicine

Christian Garcia

University of Florida

Selina Garcia

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Elizabeth Garcia

University of Texas at Austin

Kibrom Gebremedhin

Michigan State University

Ashley Guillory

Univ. of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston/Shriners Hospitals for Children

Kimberly Kelly

University of Louisville School of Medicine

George Kunkel

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Yoskaly Lazo-Fernandez

Emory University

Anberitha Matthews

University of North Texas Health Science Center

Perenkita Mendiola

University of New Mexico

Ijeoma Obi

University of Alabama, Birmingham

Oluwaseun Ogunbona

Johns Hopkins University school of medicine

Blessing Ogunlade

Howard University

Victoria Parker

University of Iowa

Megan Rhoads

University of Kentucky

Naiomy Rios-Arce

Michigan State University

Eric Rivas

The Univ. of Texas Medical Branch/Shriners Hospitals for Children

Candy Rivas

University of Arizona

Jinae Roa

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Gerard Robinson

University of Florida

Eva Rodrigeuz Cruz

University of Iowa

Noemy Sandoval-Skeet

Midwestern University

Juan Santiago-Moreno

University of Florida

Joshua Sheak

University of New Mexico

Keisha Smith

Meharry Medical College

Lindsey Stavola

Yale University

Lia Taylor

Georgia Regents University

Patsy Thrasher

East Tennessee State University

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



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APS Minority Travel Fellowship Program Past Awardees (XLS)

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