Students Majoring in STEM Studies at Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College and Morehouse College Receive Scholarships

The American Heart Association announces expansion of its HBCU Scholars program to include 46 students at 23 institutions pursuing health care careers
Jan 3, 2022 1:45 PM ET

ATLANTA, January 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, only 7% of medical students, 6% of medical school graduates, and only 5% of physicians are Black. In an effort to address that disparity, the American Heart Association (AHA), the leading public health nonprofit devoted to a world of healthier lives for all, has announced that 46 students from 23 institutions will participate in the largest class to-date of its HBCU Scholars program, including Alonzo Frederic and Darryl Sams at Morehouse College; Diajah Kidd and Kirlandria Harris at Clark Atlanta University; Lauren Mitchell and Maya Blasingame at Spelman College, thanks to a significant commitment from Quest Diagnostics.

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