HELI 2018 Dates: June 10-15th!

We are pleased to announce that the next Health Equity Leadership Institute (HELI) will take place Sunday, June 10 – Friday, June 15, 2018. Please save the dates if you’re interested in joining us in 2018! The HELI application is typically released in late January. We will share further details as they develop. Stay tuned... Continue Reading →

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Congrats to HELI alum Dr. Colleen O’Neal!

Congratulations to HELI 2013 alum Dr. Colleen O’Neal on her promotion with tenure! Colleen O’Neal, PhD, was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park. She problem-solved obstacles along the tenure path and credits her training... Continue Reading →

Post-Doctoral Training Opportunity at UT-Austin

Thank you to HELI 2012 Alum Dr. Carmen Valdez for sharing this postdoctoral opportunity with us! The Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin are recruiting four postdoctoral fellows. The goal of the postdoctoral training program is to increase diversity in behavioral, population, and... Continue Reading →

Dr. Carmen Valdez is Headed to Texas!

We wish all the best to HELI 2012 alum Carmen Valdez, PhD, on her new position at the University of Texas at Austin starting this Fall! Dr. Valdez will be working as Senior Community Based Participatory Research faculty in the Department of Population Health for the Dell Medical School.  Dr. Valdez will also be involved... Continue Reading →

HELI Alum Dr. Charles Rogers is Headed to Utah!

We are happy to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Charles Rogers, PhD, MPH, MS, CHES, on his transition to a new role at the University of Utah School of Medicine! Starting June 2018, Dr. Rogers will be a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Family & Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health at Utah. Dr. Rogers will depart the... Continue Reading →

Why Diversity in Mentoring Matters

Two UW-Madison Professors involved with HELI were featured in an ‘Inside UW’ email that went out today, so we’d like to highlight them as well! Dr. Angela Byars-Winston leads a National Academy of Sciences committee studying whether mentoring can increase diversity in STEMM fields. Read all about it here. For HELI 2018, Dr. Byars-Winston will... Continue Reading →

Save the Date! Building Trust Workshop at Maryland this June 27-28

The Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE), is excited to announce their Building Trust Workshop, Becoming a Self-Reflective Researcher: Successfully Engaging Minority Communities, will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park on June 27-28, 2018! This two-day workshop is geared to help researchers recruit and retain participants, especially racial and ethnic minorities and other health... Continue Reading →

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