Students Talk Science

Students talk with Dr. Monica Webb Hooper

Deputy Director–National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD),
National Institutes of Health

Why should young people take the vaccine?
The mental and physical impacts of the pandemic on minorities?
Guiding communities as a doctor of color
Leading at NIMHD as a psychologist
Addressing youth suicide on reservations
Improving physical and mental health in disadvantaged communities
Getting access to vaccine for the undocumented
The importance of diversity in STEM
Being a woman of color in science

Video Collections


In four interviews, students talked with physician/scientists from NIH and elsewhere about past and present
minority healthcare disparities, vaccine access and vaccine hesitancy.

Student Productions

Students produced their own videos about the science of the vaccine and the history of healthcare disparities in minority communities