Understanding Interventions would like to recognize the award recipients
at the 9th Conference on Understanding Interventions
Roger Chalkley, D. Phil.
Senior Associate Dean
In recognition of long-term, sustained support of research, policy, and practice that creates opportunities for individuals and organizations to prepare for and ascend to a career in science.
Dr. Molly Carnes, Dr. Christine Pribbbenow and Percy Brown, Jr.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Women's Health Research
ADOLPHUS "TOL" TOLIVER AWARD
The Tol Award is named for Dr. Adolphus Toliver, who passed on March 26, 2013.
Dr. Toliver–or Tol, as he preferred to be called–was a staunch supporter of diversity. His vision and dedication to increasing the participation of underrepresented minority students in biomedical research resulted in the development and improvement of many NIH programs.
Study suggests that mentors and research advisors should share translational impact statements with undergraduate research assistants. This helps them to understand both the significance and benefits of their project. –“The Role of Altruistic Values in Motivating Underrepresented Minority Students for Biomedicine” (Thoman, 2015)
This conference was established to facilitate dissemination and exchange of hypothesis-based research on interventions and initiatives that broaden participation in science and engineering research careers. The conference is designed to create a dialogue among behavioral/social science and education researchers, evaluators, and faculty in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields who participate in intervention programs.
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