In our latest edition of the HBCU Voices of STEM Excellence podcast series, Southern University alumnus Russell Ledet shares his journey from first-generation college student (possibly with a photographic memory) to multiple doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines.
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Hampton alum and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Geriatric Physician Thomas Cudjoe shares his journey to a career in advocacy for the elderly.
Dr. Snell shares her journey of growing up in the shadows of Alcorn State, to becoming an entrepreneur in private dentistry practice with Ridgewood Smiles Dentistry LLC.
Dr. Jones shares his journey to Morehouse, and how confidence and community optimism helped propel him to a career in STEM.
Dr. Scott is a Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Public Health in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University. She shares her view of the importance of Tennessee State University on her life and career, and how she earned three degrees debt free.
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Dr. Lambert, the Assistant Dean of Diversity and Student Life at Cornell University’s Weill Medical College, shares his reflections on the HBCU learning experience, its value throughout the African Diaspora, and his advice for today’s prospective HBCU students.
Dr. Melanie McReynolds, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Rabinowitz Lab Group at Princeton University, shares her journey from Alcorn State University to the Ivy League, and the moments and people who helped in shaping her career.
Spelman College alumna and Johns Hopkins University assistant professor Risha Irvin discusses her path to STEM, the professors who influenced her career, and her work in public health advocacy and analysis in Baltimore City.
Tuskegee’s Clayton Yates discusses his historic $8.5 million grant to help black communities throughout Alabama reverse disparate impact of intractable diseases.
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Tuskegee University alumna Dr. Carmel Martin-Fairey talks about her journey in STEM, how HBCUs cultivate science and tech expertise, and how personal grit determines success in competitive fields.
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