“To a person of color, representation is essential. Seeing someone who looks like you doing the thing you aspire to do is very important.”
Dr. Valerie Lewis
A postdoctoral researcher, Dr. Valerie Lewis studies lupus in the laboratory of OMRF’s Dr. Hal Scofield. Last spring, she pressed pause on her research to be a part of the team from OMRF and the University of Oklahoma that established a Covid-19 testing lab at OU Health.