ICTS Announces Co-Directors for PROUD-MED

Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD and Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD, Co-Directors for PROUD-MED, Program for Underrepresented in Medicine for Equity and Diversity

Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Director, KL2 Career Development Award Program

Director, Postdoctoral Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation
Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Psychiatry

Adetunji T. Toriola, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Principal Investigator, Toriola Lab
Diversity Liaison, Committee on Admissions Danforth 

PROUD-MED is a new initiative supported by the ICTS and Washington University School of Medicine to enhance underrepresented in medicine (URiM) faculty development by providing mentored clinical research training, dedicated Research Development Program (RDP) resources, senior faculty support, and group mentorship as a community to integrate with institutional programs.