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AUCD: Poster Symposium 2B: Training and Leadership 1: Sustaining diversity in the Alaska LEND Program: Recruiting self-advocate faculty from rural Alaska

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Presenter

Virginia Miller, DrPH MS MPH, Professor of Public Health, LEND Training Director
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND

Description

This presentation will address strategies to broaden diversity in the Alaska LEND Program. The experiences with engaging a self-advocate faculty member from a rural Alaska community will be addressed. The expertise and perspectives of the faculty member as well as her contributions to curriculum planning, interdisciplinary seminar discussions, mentoring Fellows and outreach and recruitment will be highlighted.

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