Ronika Alexander-Parrish (L), Pfizer vaccines clinical scientist and founding director of its DrPH at Morgan State, and Monica Ochapa, one of the inaugural Pfizer fellows

Pfiz­er teams with his­tor­i­cal­ly Black uni­ver­si­ty for new vac­cine pub­lic health doc­tor­ate pro­gram

Mon­i­ca Ocha­pa is in her third year pur­su­ing a doc­tor­ate of pub­lic health at the his­tor­i­cal­ly black uni­ver­si­ty Mor­gan State — and one of two first-ever re­cip­i­ents of a new Pfiz­er vac­cine fel­low­ship there.

Be­gin­ning next week, Ocha­pa and her DrPH fel­low Nguhe­men Tin­gir will be­gin the two-year pro­gram that aims to cre­ate a path for more mi­nor­i­ty prac­ti­tion­ers as lead­ers in vac­cine med­ical de­vel­op­ment and trans­late re­search and analy­sis in­to re­al-world health so­lu­tions.

Endpoints News

Unlock this article instantly by becoming a free subscriber.

You’ll get access to free articles each month, plus you can customize what newsletters get delivered to your inbox each week, including breaking news.