The University of Minnesota has received a grant to promote the professional development of underrepresented minorities in biomedical research.
Assignment: Talk to Kolawole Okuyemi, M.D., M.P.H., director of the U of M Program in Health Disparities Research and professor of Family Medicine and Community Health in the U of M Medical School.
Produce a stand-alone interview or do additional interviews and come up with a produced piece about why this effort is underway.
Deadline: Flexible. It would be nice to have this for broadcast the week of November 10.