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ReTOOL Celebrates YOU: Quiana Wilkerson Vidal

For Black History month, the ReTOOL Program has decided to feature our young Black scientists as they embark on exciting careers. Today’s featured alum is Quiana Wilkerson Vidal.   Which school did you attend? I attended the University of Florida for undergrad, and I’m currently…

ReTOOL Celebrates YOU: Casandra Walker

For Black History month, the ReTOOL Program has decided to feature our young Black scientists as they embark on exciting careers. Today’s featured alumni is Casandra Walker. Which school did you attend? I am a PhD Candidate studying Molecular Pharmacology/Toxicology at the University of Southern…

ReTOOL Celebrates YOU: Malcolm Ingraham

For Black History month, the ReTOOL Program has decided to feature our young Black scientists as they embark on exciting careers. Today’s featured alum is Malcolm Ingraham. Which school did you attend? I attend the University of Central Florida. What are you currently studying/researching?…

ReTOOL Celebrates YOU: Xzaviar Solone

For Black History month, the ReTOOL Program has decided to feature our young Black scientists as they embark on exciting careers. Today’s featured alumni is Xzaviar Solone. Which school did you attend? I attended Bethune Cookman University. What are you currently studying/researching? I’m a 1st…

Congratulations to 2019 Trainee Haille Walker

Haille Walker (FAMU), 2019 Trainee and ReTOOL Ambassador recipient, recently announced that her abstract was chosen for the November ABRCMS Conference! Haille will be traveling to Anaheim, CA to present her summer research with Dr. Salloum. Her research project was titled “Implementation Strategies to Improve Tobacco Treatment for UF Health…

2019 ReTOOL Trainees at AACR

The 2019 ReTOOL cohort represented the program at the 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved conference. This year’s conference was held in San Francisco, CA. This was many of our trainees’ first professional conference. They did a great job…

Congratulations to Trainees for AACR Abstract Submissions

The ReTOOL Program would like to congratulate the following students for their successful submission of an abstract to the 12th AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethic Minorities and the Medically Underserved: Armani Hayes, Malcolm Ingraham, Yaseen Elhag, Kayanna Jacobs, and Tanaia Marshall. If selected, they…

Save the Date: 2019 Research Showcase

Please join us for the 2019 ReTOOL Research Showcase. Our 16 students from around the state will be presenting their research on August 2nd. The morning will feature a poster session in the HPNP Reception Hall at 10 AM. Then, oral presentations will take place in the afternoon,…

Previous Program Manager Meets ReTOOL Alumna

Recently, Ms. Kim Meza attended a Professional Development and Mock Review conference hosted by National Cancer Institute Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD). Ms. Meza is a previous Program Manager for the ReTOOL program in 2018. She is currently working on a post-bacc experience at NCI. While at the…

Save the Date! 2019 ReTOOL Welcome Reception

Please join us in celebrating this year’s ReTOOL cohort on Monday, May 13th! We will feature a morning session with a welcome address, followed by a lunch hour. Our afternoon session will be host to our keynote speaker, Dr. John Carpten from the University of Southern California. Dr.