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Dr. Mona Fouad (UAB): "Diversity in Translational Research" - April 7, 2017

Released: Friday, March 03, 2017
Mona Fouad, MD, MPH
Director, UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
Co-Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

The LA CaTS Professional Development KCA’s Annual Retreat is scheduled for Friday, April 7th, 2017 at the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium in New Orleans. This year the Retreat is planned around the theme "Diversity in Translational Research" and will feature Dr. Mona Fouad, Director of the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center as our guest speaker. Lunch will be available at 11:30am and Dr. Fouad will present her plenary talk from 12:00pm-1:30pm. This event is open to the entire New Orleans academic community and LA CaTS partner institutions.

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About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit