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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Maryland Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Study Lupus in African American Women

Dr. David Chae, assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics in the University of Maryland School of Public Health, has been awarded a $2,687,350 R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Chae is the principal investigator for the project focused on “Psychosocial Factors and Lupus Disease Progression Among African American Women”, the first study to explore the impact of racial discrimination on systematic lupus erythematosus (SLE) progression among African American women.