Dr. Alfredo Erazo-Oliveras, a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. Robert Chapkin’s laboratory (Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases) at Texas A&M University, has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition.
Dr. Erazo-Oliveras selection for this prestigious award reflects the review panelists’ enthusiasm regarding his scholarly competence as well as the promise that he shows for future achievements as a scholar, researcher, and teacher. As part of the award beginning in June 2017, Dr. Erazo-Oliveras will receive a $45,000 stipend for one year as well as funds to attend the annual national Conference of Ford Fellows in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 2018. Additionally, he will be granted access to Ford Fellow Regional Liaisons, a network of former Ford Fellows who have volunteered to provide mentoring and support to current fellows. [Read more…]