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Gene D'Amour

TitleRCMI Principal Investigator
Faculty RankSpecial Assistant to the President
InstitutionXavier University of Louisiana
DepartmentPresident's Office
AddressXavier University of Louisiana
1 Drexel Drive
President's Office
New Orleans LA 70125
Phone5045207263
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    Since the earliest days of my career, I have worked to develop programs to strengthen undergraduate science education. As Director of Faculty Development in Instruction at West Virginia University, I was instrumental in enhancing a new approach to teaching problem-solving. Much of my work at Tulane University involved building a partnership with Xavier to create new interdisciplinary centers including the Center for Bioenvironmental Research. As Chair of Louisiana EPSCoR, I played a key role in forming partnerships between research-intensive universities and predominantly undergraduate institutions to enhance research competitiveness and to engage undergraduate minority students in research. During that time, Louisiana’s per scientist federal funding grew from 38% to 90% of US average. As Senior Vice President for Resource Development at Xavier, I have worked to enhance Xavier’s research capacity as well as funding for the revision of educational programs and I have nurtured professional relationships with intra- and inter-university research administrators and faculty to achieve strategic goals and funding levels. As a direct result of these efforts, Xavier is now ranked among the top 10 HBCUs in the nation in NIH funding.

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    1. Hedges JR, Soliman KFA, Southerland WM, D'Amour G, Fernández-Repollet E, Khan SA, Kumar D, Shikuma CM, Rivers BM, Yates CC, Yanagihara R, Thompson WE, Bond VC, Harris-Hooker S, McClure SA, Ofili EO. Strengthening and Sustaining Inter-Institutional Research Collaborations and Partnerships. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 03 08; 18(5). PMID: 33800316.
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    2. Norris KC, McCreath HE, Hueffer K, Aley SB, Chavira G, Christie CA, Crespi CM, Crespo C, D'Amour G, Eagan K, Echegoyen LE, Feig A, Foroozesh M, Guerrero LR, Johanson K, Kamangar F, Kingsford L, LaCourse W, Maccalla NM, Márquez-Magaña L, Mathur A, Maton K, Mehravaran S, Morales DX, Nakazono T, Ofili E, Okuyemi K, Ott L, Parangan-Smith A, Pfund C, Purnell D, Reynolds A, Rous PJ, Saetermoe C, Snyder K, Vishwanatha JK, Wagler A, Wallace SP, Seeman T. Baseline Characteristics of the 2015-2019 First Year Student Cohorts of the NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Program. Ethn Dis. 2020; 30(4):681-692. PMID: 32989368.
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    3. Hedges JR, Soliman KFA, D'Amour G, Liang D, Rodríguez-Díaz CE, Thompson K, Romaguera J, Rabionet Sabater SE, Yanagihara R. Academic Response to Storm-Related Natural Disasters-Lessons Learned. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Aug 17; 15(8). PMID: 30126101.
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    4. Foroozesh M, Giguette M, Morgan K, Johanson K, D'Amour G, Coston T, Wilkins-Green C. Building integrated pathways to independence for diverse biomedical researchers: Project Pathways, the BUILD program at Xavier University of Louisiana. BMC Proc. 2017; 11(Suppl 12):28. PMID: 29375669.
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