Q&A: Dr Vickie Mays Answers Questions on the Impact of COVID-19 on Black Communities

Center Director Vickie Mays sat down with Stuart Wolpert to answer questions on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Black Americans and her work on a bill requiring better data on the race and ethnicity of people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the interview here.

COVID-19: The Battle to Save Black Lives (Virtual Town Hall)

Center Director Vickie Mays will speak as part of a panel Thursday, April 30, from 12 to 1:30 p.m on the health, economic, and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black communities during a virtual town hall meeting presented by the Minority Health Institute. Other panelists include: Richard Allen Williams, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FACP*President Learn more…

Center Director Vickie Mays Recognized by Colleagues for Service

Dr Vickie Mays was awarded the Academic Senate’s 2020 Senate Service Award for service to the university. Each year the Senate Service Award is given to a faculty member who most demonstrates UCLA’s mission of education, research, and service.

Center Director Vickie Mays Receives Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Center Director Dr. Vickie Mays received the Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award from the UCLA Academic Senate for her contributions in research, student development, and community service through research that focuses on women and ethnic minorities and community-based curricula that creates pathways into research and higher education for underrepresented communities. The award Learn more…

BRITE Center Recruiting Koreans Ages 18-19 for Advisory Board Position

BRITE Center research study is seeking Koreans ages 18-19 to serve on our advisory board regarding a study of smoking among Korean youth. If interested in serving on our advisory board, please send us an email with your name and contact information.