Karmen Williams Named Dr. E. Richard ‘Rick’ Brown Keeneland Conference Scholar
Ms. Karmen Williams, DrPH in Public Health Leadership student at the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health Georgia Southern University, was recognized as one of the 2015 Dr. E. Richard “Rick” Brown Keeneland Conference Scholars. The scholarships recognize the many lasting contributions of Dr. Brown, a distinguished leader, scholar and teacher in public health and the founding director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, who passed away in April 2012. These awards support Keenelend Conference travel, attendance and networking for pre-doctoral and early-career post-doctoral researchers from racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups who are underrepresented in the health and social sciences. Awardees were selected based on the significance and innovation of their PHSSR research interests and their potential as emerging scientific leaders in the field.