The Association of Minority Health Professions Schools (AMHPS) has had a busy beginning to 2016. With the proposing of legislation in response to the AAMC’s “Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine,” AMHPS has covered much ground. In this update, we will showcase our legislative efforts as well as share the comments of the new director […]
Louis Stokes, one half of the famous Stokes brothers, was a groundbreaker in American politics. He served the east side of Cleveland for 15 terms in the House of Representatives, the first black member of Congress to have so long a tenure. The former Congressman had longevity of service because he focused on his constituency. […]
Warren K. Ashe, PhD, was many things: a long time AMHPS Board of Directors member representing Howard University, associate dean for research at Howard University, the first African American to become a senior science advisor at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and a military officer. However, Dr. Ashe’s life can be summed up in […]
The Association of Minority Health Professions Schools is saddened and deeply moved by the passing of a great advocate on behalf of education and specifically Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Dr. George Cooper. Dr. Cooper will be remembered for his thoughtful but dogged advocacy for HBCUs. We know him and his work, because Dr. Cooper […]
During the month of April, we recognize Minority Health Month. AMHPS will be honoring minority health professionals which have made a difference and improved the health of the country. Please check out our instagram (@amhps) and twitter (@AssocMinHealth) where you will find notable men and women who have impacted minority health.