MSM's Harris-Hooker Addresses Impact of Possible Cuts to
Federal Research Funding

MSM doctoral student Tsedey Mekbib

Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) Vice President and Executive Vice Dean of Research and Academic Administration Sandra Harris-Hooker, Ph.D., spoke with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) about the impact MSM may face from possible cuts to federal funding for research under President Trump’s proposed budget, particularly in training for students and employing research technicians.

“We’re starting to make headway in bringing that next generation along, and for these types of programs to be eliminated sets us back,” said Dr. Harris-Hooker.

Read the full article at the AJC website here.


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