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Raechel McKinley

Raechel McKinley
Raechel McKinley is ASBMB's science policy manager. She earned her Ph.D. in anatomy from Howard University. Prior to joining the society, she co-founded the HBCU Science Policy College Tour, for which she educated and trained undergraduate and graduate students in science policy. Her policy interests are increasing funding for minority-serving institutions and supporting the next generation of scientists.

Articles by Raechel McKinley

ASBMB weighs in on NIH prize for effective diversity efforts
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ASBMB weighs in on NIH diversity prize

Aug. 11, 2022
Society recommends that the agency reward underresourced institutions, among other guidance.
ASBMB backs bills to bolster minority-serving institutions
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ASBMB backs bills to bolster minority-serving institutions

July 21, 2022
One would invest defense funds in HBCUs; other would support Latino college enrollment and completion.
ASBMB endorses LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act
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ASBMB endorses LGBTQ Data Inclusion Act

June 15, 2022
Legislation would require collection of volunteered information about sexual orientation and gender identity in federal surveys.
I took the NIH implicit bias training
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I took the NIH implicit bias training

April 29, 2022
"As important as it is to raise awareness of implicit biases, the truth is that NIH needs to deal with explicit biases."
ASBMB supports Pell Grant flexibility bill
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ASBMB supports Pell Grant flexibility bill

Feb. 15, 2022
Legislation would allow students with disabilities to reduce course load without losing funds.
ASBMB endorses bill on student mental health
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ASBMB endorses bill on student mental health

Jan. 19, 2022
The legislation would create a commission tasked with studying disabilities, accommodations and services in higher ed.