Diversity Award for Research Equity (DARE)
The Department of Medicine is committed to supporting the career development of faculty from backgrounds that are under-represented in our department. The purpose of the Department of medicine’s Diversity Award for Research Equity (DARE) is to provide funding opportunities for under-represented in medicine and sciences (URiM) faculty to support academic productivity, expand the research portfolio, and help recruit minority faculty to the DOM.
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Dr. Damé Idossa is an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation. She received the award for her project - "Characterizing the Logistic Toxicity of Cancer Treatment in non-English Speaking Population Undergoing Active Treatment."
Dr. Casey Dorr is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and an investigator at the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI). He received the DRAW award for his project, Development and Functional Characterization, by Tacrolimus Metabolism Assays, of CYP3A5 *7 human liver cell lines.
Dr. Abbie Begnaud is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep. She received the DRAW award for her project, Use Of Telemedicine To Improve Diagnosis Of Lung Cancer And Follow Up Of Abnormal CT Results In A Rural Lung Cancer Screening Program.
Dr. Anteneh Zewde is an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. He received the DRAW award for his project, Assessing Gaps in Care for HIV-Infected People Living with AIDS in Adama, Ethiopia.
Dr. Amar Mahgoub is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. He received the DRAW award for his project, Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study.