Lynda Brown honored for mentorship

Lynda Brown

Dr. Lynda Brown, an associate professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, has received the Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI) Medallion for her contributions to the network’s national training and mentoring efforts. NMRI is sponsored by the Office of Minority Health Research Coordination in the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.


The award recognizes an individual’s highest commitment and many years of significant service, dedication and contribution to NMRI while supporting the missions of NIDDK and the National Institutes of Health to encourage and facilitate participation of members of underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups in biomedical research around the country to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.