August 31, 2017Dr. Mercedes Morales-Aleman, assistant professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health and the Institute for Rural Health Research at the College of Community Health Sciences, was one of 30 faculty nationwide selected for the National Institutes of Health’s Future Research Leaders Conference. It is an honor to be selected,” said Morales-Aleman. “Few early career scientists have the opportunity to showcase their research and receive feedback from NIH leadership and investigators.” The conference is an opportunity for talented biomedical and behavioral scientists early in their careers for career-development. During the conference, selected scientists will showcase their research and gain insights from NIH leadership and investigators about developing independent scientific careers.