Presentation on theme: "Diversity Program in Neuroscience: An NIMH Sponsored Training Model Joe L. Martinez, Jr., PhD Director APA Diversity Program in Neuroscience May 25-25,"— Presentation transcript:
Diversity Program in Neuroscience: An NIMH Sponsored Training Model Joe L. Martinez, Jr., PhD Director APA Diversity Program in Neuroscience May 25-25, 2005 Addressing the Student Learning Experience: Achieving Diversity in STEM Disciplines
Best Practices Life long mentoring Peer mentoring Monitoring Survival Skills Networking
Members Joanne Berger-Sweeney, PhD Wellesley College David R. Burgess, PhD Boston College Edward Castaneda, M.A., PhD Arizona State University Anne M. Etgen, PhD Albert Einstein College of Medicine Byron D. Ford, PhD Morehouse School of Medicine John G. Hildebrand, PhD University of Arizona Sandra Peña de Ortiz, PhD University of Puerto Rico NEUROSCIENCE TRAINING ADVISORY COMMITTEE Program PI Joe L. Martinez, Jr., PhD University of Texas at San Antonio TAC Chair James G. Townsel, PhD Meharry Medical College
Joe L. Martinez, Jr., PhD University of Texas at San Antonio –Director for Cajal Neuroscience Research Center –Ewing Halsell Professor of Neuroscience (Endowed Chair) Appointed to editorial board of the American Psychologist (2004) Appointed NIH CSR Committee on Peer Review (2004-2009) Wrote first textbook on Chicano Psychology
Stipend Mentoring Network SFN NewslettersListservs Arranged Ancillary Training SPINES Conferences Other Orgs ANDP MBL Diversity Program in Neuroscience
DPN FELLOWS TRAINING UNIVERSITIES BY CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATIONS N = 220
#GradSITW/DUnkwTTD Predoctoral19198821016.0 Postdoctoral29263003.0 # - Total number of Fellows supported Grad – Graduated SIT – Still in training W/D – Withdrew from training Unkw – Unknown TTD - Time-to-degree DPN Graduation Rates All figures based on a truncated analysis (beginning of program through 2004)
DPN GRADUATES BY AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT Employment SettingTotal Clinical Research Setting15.4% Clinical Service Setting2.6% Federal Agency2.6% Industry4.3% University58.1% Unknown17.1% Total100.0%
DPN GRADUATES BY TYPES OF POSITIONS HELD Types of Positions% Assistant Professors17.1% Associate Professors3.4% Full Professors3.4% Medical Residents4.3% Miscellaneous4.3% Physicians2.6% Postdoctoral Fellows30.0% Research Administrators/Scientists12.8% Research Assistants2.6% Unknown19.7% Total100.0%
A Family of Programs Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Mental Health Research HIV/AIDS Substance Abuse research Diversity Program in Neuroscience Minority Fellowship Program
James M. Jones, PhD Director, APA Minority Fellowship Program since 1977 Inaugural Director of APAs Public Interest Directorate Professor of Psychology, University of Delaware Nationally recognized scholar on racism Wrote Prejudice & Racism (1997) which, along with the first volume, have become classics.
1974 MFP established with Dalmas Taylor as director 1975 First year of funds distributed to students (24 Fellows) 1979 James M. Jones takes over as director 1979 MHR splits from established program and goes to NIMH 1988 Neuroscience program established 1989 Joe Martinez takes over as director of DPN 1993 Aging Fellows funding by NIA (morphed into MANIP in 98) 1996 First HIV/AIDS Fellows funded 1998 MANIP established 2001 First SAR Fellows funded (NIDA support) MFP TIME-LINE
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