• HELI 2016 – June 12-17, 2016 – Madison, WI

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Charles Rogers!

We are delighted to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, on his recent acceptance into the two-week Summer Institute on Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) and the year-round RISE program! This program is part of the Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research (PRIDE), a national research and … Continue reading

UNC Chapel Hill Post-Doc Opportunity

HELI 2011 alum Dr. Tisha Felder shared the below Postdoctoral Research Associate opportunity as an FYI for HELI folks ~ The University of North Carolina seeks a Postdoctoral Research Associate for a study provider communication about HPV vaccine concerns. Our research group works in the Health Cognition and Behavior Lab, led by Dr. Noel Brewer. … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Óscar Gil-García!

CCHE is pleased to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Óscar F. Gil-García, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development, College of Community and Public Affairs, at Binghamton University, State University of New York, on a recent intramural grant award! The award will support his project titled, “Fremont High School: A case study of the health and … Continue reading

Dr. Amutah and Dr. Lor

Congrats HELI 2016 Alumnae Dr. Amutah & Dr. Lor!

We are excited to congratulate two HELI 2016 alumni on some recent transitions ~ Ndidiamaka N. Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, MPH, CHES, has accepted a position at Tufts University in the School of Medicine, Department of Public Health & Community Medicine as an Associate Professor of Health Equity & Health Disparities. She will finish up the academic … Continue reading

Angela Byars-Winston and Sandra Quinn Mentoring Video on iBiology

Familiar HELI Faces Featured in New iBiology Mentoring Videos!

Check out the new videos shared by iBiology featuring our HELI & National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) colleagues Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn and Dr. Angela Byars-Winston! In these videos, Drs. Quinn and Byars-Winston highlight how racism and lack of cultural awareness in mentoring impact diverse trainees. They discuss the benefits of culturally-aware mentor training practices … Continue reading

Apply Now for the NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute!

CCHE encourages you to APPLY to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) taking place August 14-18, 2017! The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health disparities science. … Continue reading

UW Native American Center for Health Professions Director Opportunity

The Center would like to share a leadership opportunity working with our colleagues in the UW Native American Center for Health Professions ~ The Native American Center for Health Professions (NACHP) in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking a new Director! The Director will work collaboratively with the Assistant Director and … Continue reading

Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups

Included below is the updated third edition of ‘Surviving and Thriving in Academia: A Guide for Members of Marginalized Groups.’ The survival guide to academia for women and members of marginalized groups is an updated and revised edition of a guide first published in 1992 by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women in … Continue reading

Save the Date: April 5 Early Career Investigator Lecture series

We’d like to alert you to the second annual National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Early Career Investigator Lecture Series coming up on April 5, 2017 ~ The event is intended to introduce undergraduate students to cutting-edge science while inspiring them to pursue biomedical research careers. The event is as much a scientific talk … Continue reading

Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity Opportunity

CCHE would like to share a program opportunity brought to our attention via colleagues in the Milwaukee Evaluation network ~ Leaders in Equitable Evaluation and Diversity (LEEAD)  is a program of Expanding the Bench®, a race and ethnicity equity and inclusion initiative led by the Research, Evaluation, Evidence and Data (REED) Unit of The Annie … Continue reading

Open NRMN Grant Writing Coaching Groups

CCHE would like to alert you to THREE National Research Mentoring Network coaching groups open for applications! NRMN P3 Cohort 5 – Proposal Preparation Program WHO: Researchers who are ready to write at program start, preparing a new or resubmitting a revised NIH K- or R-series proposal with an NIH deadline of January-March 2018 WHERE: University of Minnesota Twin … Continue reading

Seventeenth Annual Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials, June 9-20th

The NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), in collaboration with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), will hold the Seventeenth Annual Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials on July 9-20, 2017, in Warrenton, Virginia. The program provides a thorough grounding in the conduct of randomized clinical trials to researchers … Continue reading

Save the Date: 2017 NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute

CCHE encourages you to Save-the-Date for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) taking place August 14-18, 2017! The HDRI aims to support the research career development of promising minority health/health disparities research scientists early in their careers and stimulate research in the disciplines supported by health … Continue reading

Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Call for Applications

CCHE would like to share the 2017 Call for Applications for the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program. The application site is scheduled to go live at 9am today (Feb. 1) ~ The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, formerly known as the Minority Medical Faculty Development Program, was … Continue reading

HELI 2017 Program News

UW-Madison will not host an annual Health Equity Leadership Institute in June 2017. We do anticipate hosting a Fall 2017 ‘booster’ program for HELI Alum, potentially in conjunction with our colleagues in the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN). Calendar events are evolving and we will share details as soon as they are available. HELI is … Continue reading

University of Michigan Mixed Methods Spring 2017 Workshop

The Michigan Mixed Methods Research and Scholarship Program (M3RSP) at the University of Michigan (U-M) is holding a workshop in March 2017 entitled “Designing Participatory Mixed Methods Research: Community-Engaged Approaches to Address Complex Problems.” This Spring 2017 Workshop will take place Thursday, March 30 – Saturday, April 1, 2017 in Ann Arbor, MI and will … Continue reading

Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy 10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference

CCHE would like to share some dates for the Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy’s 10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference ~ The Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education is hosting its 10th Anniversary Health Disparities Conference March 16-18, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. … Continue reading

New Publication on Community-Level Obesity Prevention

CCHE would like to share a recent article by former CCHE Director, Alexandra Adams, MD, PhD, published in the current issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal ~ “Developing a Strategy Menu for Community-Level Obesity Prevention,” by Christopher Spahr, MS; Alexandra Wells, MS; Brian D. Christens, PhD; Ethen Pollard, BS; James LaGro, Jr, PhD; Alfonso Morales, … Continue reading

Tufts University Public Health & Community Medicine Opportunity

CCHE would like to alert you to a faculty opportunity at Tufts University in Boston, MA ~ The Tufts University School of Medicine’s Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty appointment in health equity/health disparities at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. They seek a collegial individual … Continue reading

Thank you to the HELI 2016 Scholars!

The HELI Team from UW-Madison and the University of Maryland were delighted to host our 7th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute June 12-17, 2016 in Madison, WI. We congratulate the Class of 2016 on joining the network of exceptional HELI Scholar alumni and thank them for experiencing the ‘special sauce’ with us. HAPPY SUMMER!!! *Not … Continue reading