Paule V. Joseph, PhD MS, FNP-BC, RN, CTN-B is one of 13 researchers who have been selected for the inaugural class of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Distinguished Scholars Program (DSP). The NIH-wide pilot program is designed to build diversity within the NIH Intramural Research Program, comprised of NIH scientists, by facilitating hiring and career progression of tenure-track investigators who have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the biomedical research workforce. In addition to funding, scholars will receive mentorship from senior NIH scientific leadership, professional development, and networking opportunities.
“I’m very honored to be among such an amazing group of diverse scholars,” said Dr. Joseph. “Support from this program will allow me to solidify my research goals within the intramural scientific community, be mentored by stellar scientists and network with NIH leadership while getting equipped with skills to mentor the next generation of scientists and leaders.”
Dr. Joseph is an Assistant Clinical Investigator and Chief of the Sensory Science and Metabolism Unit (SenSMet) in the NINR Division of Intramural Research. The SenSMet supports research into the fundamental mechanisms associated with chemosensory symptoms and metabolic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and related comorbidities. Learn more about Dr. Joseph’s research.
Learn more about the Distinguished Scholars Program.