School of Medicine

Department of Physiology

Fight Against Racism    

The Department of Physiology embraces values and celebrates the value of diversity to our research, training, and teaching missions.  We are committed to self-education, reflection, and action to eliminate barriers and disparities in academic access, advancement, and promotion of underrepresented students, faculty, and staff in our department and institution.

Resources to learn about racism and how to fight it.



Research Videos

A Brave Old World: An Analysis of Scientific Racism and BiDil
JZ Garrod

Building an Inclusive AAS - The Critical Role of Diversity and Inclusion Training for AAS Council and Astronomy Leadership
Caroly Brinkworth, Allison Byrd Skaer, Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, Johanna Teske, Sarah Tuttle

Concrete Steps for Recruiting, Supporting and Advancing Underrepresented Minoritized Scientists 
Jaime Castrellon, Mina Cikara, Emily Falk, megan Lynch, Hannah Nam, Ally Paul, Gabriel Reyes, Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Debbie Yee

More Than Tuskagee: Understanding Mistrust About Research Participation
DP Scharff et al

Publications as Predictors of Racial and Ethnic Differences in NIH Research Awards
Donna K Ginther, Jodi Basner, Unni Jensen, Joshua Schnell, Raynard Kington, Walter T Schaffer

Race, Ethnicity, and NIH Research Awards
Donna K Ginther, Walter T Schaffer, Joshua Schnell, Beth Masimore, Faye Liu, Laurel L Haak, Raynard Kington

Race in Biological and Biomedical Research
RS Cooper et al

Racial Inequity in Federal Grant Funding
Michael Taffe, Nicholas Gilpin

Ten simple rules for building and anti-racist lab
Bala Chaudhary, Asmeret Berhe

The Medical Ethics of Dr. J Marion Sims: A Fresh Look at the Historical Record
LL Wall

The Prevelance of Hypertension in Sevel Populations of West African Origin
RS Cooper

Topic Choice Contributes to the Lower Rate of NIH Awards to African-American/black Scientists
Travis A Hoppe, Aviva Litovitz, Kristine A Willis, Rebecca A Meseroll, Matthew J Perkins, B Ian Hutchins, Alison F Davis, Michael S Lauer, Hannah A Valantine, James M Anderson, George M Santangelo

Tuskegee Study - CDC Timeline

5 Tips for Being an Ally

Are you a racist?  ‘No” isn't a good enough answer With Marlon James

How Does Self-Interest Shape Today's Narratives with Ibram X. Kendi

Social Justice & Equity Movement Building by World Trust

The Look: A Story About Bias in America by P&G

What if white people led the charge to end racism? With Nita Mosby Tyler

White Fragility by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

Why Did Europeans Enslave Africans