“Unequal Burden and Unparalleled Opportunities: Minorities In Alzheimer’s Disease Research” by Dr. J. Taylor Harden
About the Lecturer
Dr. J. Taylor Harden is Program Director at the National Hartford Centers of
Gerontological Nursing Excellence in Washington, D.C. Her career accomplishments include extensive research activities, numerous grant awards, many distinguished presentations, publications, commentaries, and book chapters. Dr. Harden is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and an Elected Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and the Gerontological Society of America. She earned the National Institute of Health (NIH) Merit Award for Women in Biomedical Research Careers.
At the National Institute on Aging, Dr. Harden took the lead on diversity efforts, including the NIA Minority Task Force and organized research and training programs that emphasize special populations and early careers in aging, such as the NIA Summer Institute on Aging Research. She is chair of the NIH Working Group’s Women in Biomedical Careers Committee and was instrumental in the creation of the Women of Color Research Network .