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Mental Health Services in Medically Underserved L.A. Communities Gets Big Boost With $7.2 Million OSHPD Grant to Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
September 24, 2020
$5.5 million to support Psychiatric residency programs; $1.7 million for Public Mental Health Nurse Practitioners ... read more »
Bloomberg Philanthropies Strives to Increase Black Physicians by Donating to Historically Black Medical Schools
September 10, 2020
Inequality in education is one of the most fossilized civil rights issues that one can still witness today. There is a lot of discourse and imbalance found in the unequal funding and lack of federal or state priority within community-driven colleges of color. Recently, there has been meteoric change in social awareness, which is bringing more light to the current state of the educational system for people within the Black Community. ... read more »
CDU Report Highlights Needs for Underserved Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic
July 2, 2020
The report was conducted on site with 27,133 COVID-19 tests, between April 8 and June 14, 2020. ... read more »
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Charles R. Drew University’s COVID-19 Testing Site Offers Timely Community Services
June 4, 2020
The GIS team led by Dr. Paul Robinson, discovered that as recently as March, COVID-19 cases were predominantly centered in the more affluent areas of Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science receives 2021 Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award for ‘Institutional Excellence’
April 30, 2020
Award provided from the Beyond Flexner Alliance recognizes outstanding leadership in promoting social mission in health professions education ... read more »
CDU Embarks on Bringing Historic Medical School to Watts-Willowbrook
April 9, 2020
The opportunity for this region to be a major training center for young physicians is an innovative game changer. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Cancels Spring Commencement, Considering Alternate Methods of Honoring Graduates
March 17, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) announced today that the 2020 spring commencement ceremony would be cancelled, due to public health guidelines to minimize large gatherings and groups during the coronavirus public health emergency. The University’s Commencement Committee, however, is exploring other ways to recognize graduates. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Moves Classes Online, Among Other COVID-19 Measures
March 14, 2020
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) joins a growing list of higher education institutions in moving from in-class instruction to online learning, to comply with public health guidelines to minimize large gatherings and groups. Among other measures CDU is implementing: ... read more »
Great Music for A Greater Mission: Jazz at Drew 2019 Features Will Downing, The Ohio Players, Louie Cruz Beltran And More
September 5, 2019
Long-standing community concert returns for its 22nd installment featuring some of the most prolific names in jazz and R&B. ... read more »
Nearly 80% of CDU’s College of Medicine Class of 2019 Will Train—and Likely Practice—in California  
March 21, 2019
Statistics show that the majority of physician residents remain in the area where they train  ... read more »
Perspective: Time to Give Charles R. Drew University Its Due
November 1, 2018
Homecoming Weekend featured two days of events designed to attract, educate and entertain CDU’s core audiences that are part of CDU’s diverse mission ... read more »
Metta World Peace Keynotes Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Alumni Homecoming Gala
September 20, 2018
Homecoming Weekend has become an integral part of the University’s commitment to public outreach and civil discourse ... read more »
‘Power to Heal’ Details History of Integration in Healthcare at Haynes Lecture Series
August 9, 2018
The hour-long public television documentary details the story of the struggle to secure equal and adequate access to healthcare for all Americans ... read more »
CNN’s Bakari Sellers Headlines Insightful Panel to Tackle ‘The Diversity Problem’ in the Healthcare Profession 
March 1, 2018
Esteemed panel of politicians, community leaders ruminate on ways to increase diversity in the health workforce at CDU’s third annual President’s Breakfast.  ... read more »
CDC Awards the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health $2.7 Million to Train Undergraduates
January 25, 2018
Mentorship is incorporated throughout the program, providing additional support to students, according to UCLA. ... read more »
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