Cal State San Bernardino receives $4million NIH grant for health disparities research

Vickie Mays asked to serve on advisory board of grant to create a center to promote research and training on health inequities found among differing racial, economic and ethnic groups in the United States.

amfAR – Letter to Secretary Sebelius on Research and the National Strategy

Dr. Mays was one of over 30 academic researchers and leaders in AIDS research and treatment that signed on to a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services asking for an increase in HIV/AIDS and health research funding across federal agencies.

Los Angeles Daily News – Aid May Help Save Lives of Babies

Dr. Mays was interviewed for this article on the high infant mortality rate among African American women in Los Angeles county.

American Psychological Association – Science Leadership Meeting Send Psychologists to Capitol Hill

Dr. Mays moderated a panel on intervention research at the meeting for members of Congress.

Institute of Medicine Committee Releases New Healthy People 2020 Indicators

BRITE Center Director Dr. Vickie Mays contributed to recommendations for 12 indicators and 24 objectives to guide a national health agenda.