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An Examination of How Women and Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minorities Experience Barriers on Biomedical Research and Medical Programs

Chakraverty, Devasmita
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Chakraverty, Devasmita
Advisor
Wathington, Heather
Tai, Robert
Chiu, Jennifer
Heinecke, Walter
Abstract
Women in medicine and biomedical research often face challenges to their retention, promotion, and advancement to leadership positions (McPhillips et al., 2007); they take longer to advance their careers, tend to serve at less research-intensive institutions and have shorter tenures compared to their male colleagues (White, McDade, Yamagata, & Morahan, 2012). Additionally, Blacks and Hispanics are the two largest minority groups that are vastly underrepresented in medicine and biomedical research in the United States (AAMC, 2012; NSF, 2011). Note: Abstract extracted from PDF text
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education, PHD, 2013
Published Date
2013-08-01
Degree
PHD
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
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