Thank you to the HELI 2019 Scholars!

The HELI Team from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Maryland were thrilled to host our 9th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute June 17-21, 2019 in Madison, WI. We congratulate the Class of 2019 on completing the rigorous week and joining the network of exceptional HELI Alumni! Photo by Kevin Kiley The dates... Continue Reading →

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Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones! Dora Clayton-Jones, PhD, RN, DPNP-PC, was recently appointed as the new president of the International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Professional Associates (IASCNPA). Dr. Clayton-Jones is an Assistant Professor and Arthur J. Schmitt Leadership Fellow at the Marquette University College of Nursing. Dr. Clayton-Jones’ term as... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Maichou Lor

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Dr. Maichou Lor! Maichou Lor, PhD, RN, is joining the faculty in the UW-Madison School of Nursing as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Fall 2019! Dr. Lor is currently working on a pain visualization project to improve cross-cultural pain communication between Hmong patients and their healthcare providers in primary care settings. She also plans... Continue Reading →

HELI Alumna Dr. Bridget Weller Receives HRSA Grant

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Bridget Weller, PhD, MSW, on her team’s recent HRSA grant award! Dr. Weller and her colleagues Dr. Ann Chapleau and Dr. Jennifer Harrison have received a three-year $1.35 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration that will support the Michigan Youth Prevention and Recovery from Opioid Youth Disorders—MY-PROUD—program at Western... Continue Reading →

Dr. Alvin Thomas Named an IRP Scholar-in-Residence

Continuing congratulations are in order for HELI 2016 alum Dr. Alvin Thomas! In addition to his new, tenure-track appointment in the School of Human Ecology at University of Wisconsin-Madison in Fall 2019, Dr. Thomas has been named a Scholar in Residence at the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University. The Scholar in Residence Program is... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Olufunmilola Abraham!

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Olufunmilola Abraham, PhD, MS, BPharm, who started her appointment to the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) KL2 Program on July 1! Dr. Abraham is an Assistant Professor in the UW School of Pharmacy. Her research focuses on improving medication use and patient safety among youth through development,... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Sarah Forrester!

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Dr. Sarah Forrester! Sarah Forrester, PhD, will be joining the faculty at University of Massachusetts Medical School in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology as an Assistant Professor starting August 1, 2019.   Additionally, Dr. Forrester was recently awarded a Mentored Career Development Award (KL2)... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alumna Dr. Ricky Camplain!

Congratulations to HELI 2018 Alumna Dr. Ricky Camplain! Ricky Camplain, PhD, has joined the faculty in the Center for Health Equity Research and Department of Health Sciences at Northern Arizona University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor as of July 1, 2019. Dr. Camplain was promoted from her post-doctoral fellowship with the Center for Health Equity... Continue Reading →

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