San Diego State University

SDSU FUERTE (Faculty Unified towards Excellence in Research and Transformational Engagement) will increase scientific workforce diversity through hiring nine ethnically diverse early-stage research faculty with commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in science. Expertise of new faculty (Fall 2022) includes one of three FUERTE research foci: Cancer research; Environmental Health, and Obesity/Physical Activity/Nutrition. FUERTE provides comprehensive faculty development programming and team-mentorship to support faculty thriving and research independence.