The BUILD team meets bi-weekly to share the status of their reports, concept papers, articles published in academic journals, an e-newsletter, podcasts, webinars, and various social media. To request notifications for BUILD team meetings, please contact Dr. Cirecie West Olatunji or contact the BUILD TF Team at

Professional Development Workshops

Dr. Linda Strausbaugh visited the Xavier University of LA campus to provide consultation to the BUILD Cultural Responsiveness Task Force. During her time with the XULA community, where she meet with faculty/staff, and the fire side chat with students to engage in dialogue about how to increase the number of underrepresented students in the biomedical sciences.

Please take the time to listen to Dr. Strausbaugh podcasts about her experiences and recommendations working closely with underrepresented students in the Biomedical Sciences to the BUILD Cultural Responsiveness Task Force.