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    Featured on TheRoot: Hadiyah-Nicole Green Shares Her Path to a Million-Dollar Research Grant

    November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

Featured on TheRoot: Hadiyah-Nicole Green Shares Her Path to a Million-Dollar Research Grant

Hadiyah-Nicole Green likens her story to that of The Little Engine That Could.

The 34-year-old assistant professor is the first in her family to go to college, let alone earn a doctorate. She’s also broken ground at her alma mater as the second African-American woman to receive a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. And by now, you’ve probably heard that Green is the recipient of a $1.1 million grant to develop a cancer treatment. This woman is on fire.

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