Culbreath nominated for NAACP Image Award for children’s book

January 22, 2017 - Department of Pathology

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Dr. Culbreath

Next month, an Albuquerque scientist will trade in her lab coat for a red carpet dress. She will travel to Hollywood as a nominee for the 48th NAACP Image Awards. She is being recognized right alongside other big names like Beyonce, Will Smith and Dwayne Johnson. “No door seemed like it was impossible for me to go through because I knew that he had my back,” said Karissa Culbreath, referring to her dad. “My dad has been a huge huge voice of somebody who encourages, also somebody who challenges and pushes me, who always expects the best from me but always was able to do that in a loving way. “Daddy’s Little Girl” is available for purchase on Amazon.

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