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2022 Coleman Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award Granted to Lauren Hurwitz

, by Jennifer K. Loukissas, M.P.P.

Lauren Hurwitz

Lauren Hurwitz, Ph.D., M.H.S., postdoctoral fellow in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch received the 2022 William G. Coleman Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award for her project on serum organochlorine insecticide levels and risk of aggressive prostate cancer in African men. The grant, sponsored by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, will support her research for the upcoming year.

The NIMHD William G. Coleman, Jr., Ph.D., Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Innovation Award is a competitive award program designed to support the development of innovative research ideas and concepts contributed by postdoctoral fellows, staff scientists, and staff clinicians within the NIH Intramural Research Program, who have the potential for high impact in any area of minority health and health disparities research.