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Letisha R. Wyatt

Associate professor of neurology
Oregon Health and Science University

Letisha R. Wyatt, is associate professor of neurology at Oregon Health and Science University. She earned her Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Southern California in 2013. Her graduate and postdoctoral research focused on purinergic signaling in the central nervous system as a molecular target for new treatments for alcoholism and stroke.

Wyatt is a former National Institutes of Health predoctoral fellow and has a strong record of mentorship in the laboratory and classroom. She has held prior faculty appointments in the OHSU Library and the Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center (CEDAR), working together with researchers to support open-science practices and data stewardship needs. Wyatt also oversees the development and implementation of training programs for scientists from historically minoritized groups and serves as director of innovative policy at the Racial Equity and Inclusion Center. Read more about Wyatt on her personal website, and view her work on ORCID.

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