LaPrincess Brewer, M.D. (CV ’16), receives an award, Mayo Clinic Rochester
LaPrincess Brewer, M.D. (CV ’16), Division of Preventive Cardiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, received a Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Award. The two-year program aims to train, develop and mentor diverse and community-oriented researchers and physicians to help increase the diversity of patients enrolled in clinical trials, and ultimately to enhance the development of therapeutics for all populations. The Robert A. Winn Career Development Award Program was created in 2020 with a pledge by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation as part of its commitment to health equity, inclusion and diversity. Dr. Brewer’s research aims to develop strategies to reduce and eliminate cardiovascular disease health disparities in racial and ethnic minority populations and in underserved communities through health promotion and community-based participatory research. Dr. Brewer is an assistant professor of medicine in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science.