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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Present and Unaccounted For: Black Women in Medicine

Theme: Education for the Care of Underserved Populations, Career Development in Health Professions Education

Institution: URU, The Right To Be, Inc.

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $25,000

Grant Awarded: October 2011

Principal Investigator: Crystal Emery

This grant supports a film that examines critical, previously overlooked points in the history of medicine. It conveys the stories of prominent African-American women representing the last of all minorities to be allowed into medical schools.