BRIDGE Scholars Update: Latesha K. Harris

DPHS is always excited to see our former students and BRIDGE Scholars continue to find success in their academic and professional pursuits.

Latesha K. Harris, a 2022 DPHS BRIDGE Scholar, has been busy publishing and disseminating her research – and adding additional titles to her list of accolades. She is the 2022-2023 Carol Ann Beerstecher Graduate Nursing Scholar and the recipient of the 2022-2023 Glaxo Graduate Fellowship in Nursing Fund Scholar.

Harris's recent publications include:

Harris has also recently shared her work via poster presentations at:

AHA EpiLifeStyle 

  • A Multi-Component Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Midlife Latinas.
  • Arterial Stiffness and Vasomotor Symptoms: Key Factors Related to 10-year Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Perimenopausal Latinas

Howard University

  • Promoting Health Equity through Nursing Science: Pathways and Partnerships

Sigma's 33rd International Nursing Research Congress

  • Barriers and Facilitators to Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minority Ph.D. Nursing Students

2022 Academy Health Annual Research Meeting

  • Organizational Culture's Impact on Retention of Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minority Students in Ph.D. Nursing Programs