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

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

2017 Program Note

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

New Publication – Needs, Priorities, and Recommendations for Engaging Underrepresented Populations in Clinical Research

CCHE would like to share a recent publication ~ “Needs, Priorities, and Recommendations for Engaging Underrepresented Populations in Clinical Research: A Community Perspective” by Erves, J.C., Mayo-Gamble, T.L., Malin-Fair, A. et al. is published in the November 2016 issue of Journal of Community Health. This article presents the health and research priorities of diverse groups … Continue reading

DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SCIENCE TENURE-TRACK OPPORTUNITY AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

CCHE would like to alert you to a tenure-track opportunity at the University of Maryland ~ The University of Maryland, College Park, School of Public Health, Department of Family Science is seeking a full-time tenure track person – at the rank of assistant, associate or full, Professor in Family Health and Well-Being – to join … Continue reading

Outreach and Communications Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Opportunity

CCHE would like to share an employment opportunity within the UW-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health (SMPH) ~ The SMPH is seeking an Outreach and Communications Manager, Diversity and Inclusion. This position would be responsible for developing outreach and communications for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the School of Medicine and Public … Continue reading

Research Grant Manager for UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

CCHE would like to share an employment opportunity with the UW-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (UW DFMCH) ~ UW DFMCH is recruiting a Research Grant Manager for their Research Services division. The Department is engaged in sponsored research or other sponsored activities (such as training grants) through professional administrative activities. This position … Continue reading

NIH Loan Repayment Programs Deadline EXTENDED to December 1, 2016

The National Institute for Health (NIH) Loan Repayment Programs Deadline has been EXTENDED to December 1, 2016. The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) funds two out of five of the NIH extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs): Health Disparities Research Extramural LRP: Research that focuses on minority and other health disparity populations Clinical … Continue reading

Research Scientist Position with Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute!

CCHE would like to share a new posting of a Research Scientist opportunity with the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute (WAI) ~ The WAI is an academic institute at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, dedicated to improving prevention, screening, treatment and public health to fight Alzheimer’s disease. The Research Scientist will serve … Continue reading

HELI Mentoring in Florida!

Dr. Earlise Ward and HELI 2015 alum Dr. Felicia Taylor-Waller recently found each other at the COMPACT for Faculty Diversity Teaching & Mentoring Institute in Tampa, FL! Dr. Ward was there to present on Research Mentoring related to the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) with colleague Dr. Patricia Kokotailo. Check more NRMN programming opportunities via … Continue reading

Cancer Clear & Simple Spanish Translation Resource

CCHE would like to share a resource via the UW-Madison Cancer Health Disparities Initiative (CHDI) in the UW Carbone Cancer Center. HELI Alumni may find this useful and/or have avenues to disseminate this resource! CHDI is pleased to announce the release of the Spanish version of Cancer Clear & Simple – ¡El cáncer claro y sencillo … Continue reading

Tenure Track Opportunity at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences is seeking applicants from a range of fields in public health whose research emphasizes social justice and addresses health disparities for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applications from any relevant discipline are encouraged:  Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & … Continue reading

Chair, UW Madison Department of Population Health Sciences Announcement

CCHE would like to alert you to the search for a new Chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences (PHS) within the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The search and screen committee is seeking excellent candidates for this key leadership position. The Department has 25 full and part-time faculty members, … Continue reading

HELI Alumni Presentations & Poster Sessions at APHA 2016!

The APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo is coming up October 29-November 2 in Denver, Colorado! Many HELI Alumni and Faculty will be there to share posters & presentations so we’ve compiled a list for some initial orientation. It’s not exhaustive, but it’s a start! HELI Alumni at APHA 2016 (PDF) Health Equity Leadership Institute APHA 2016 … Continue reading

‘A Mentor or a “Tormentor?” My Story: Stephen B. Thomas, PhD’

Check out the National Research Mentoring Network’s October feature on Stephen B. Thomas, PhD – ‘A Mentor or a Tormentor? My Story.’ It’s currently the first thing you’ll see when you visit nrmnet.net! Dr. Stephen B. Thomas, PhD

Tenure-Track Faculty Opportunity at Drexel University

CCHE would like to alert you to a tenure-track faculty opportunity at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health ~ The Department of Community Health and Prevention at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health seeks applicants for a tenure track/tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The position will be available starting … Continue reading

Tenure-Track Opportunity at University of Maryland

CCHE would like to alert you to a tenure-track opportunity at the University of Maryland, ~ The University of Maryland School of Public Health, Department of Health Services Administration is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with the appointment effective as of August 2017. We seek candidates with expertise … Continue reading

Update on Dr. Alex Adams in Montana!

In May we shared news that former CCHE Director Dr. Alexandra Adams accepted a new opportunity with Montana State University (MSU). We’re now pleased to congratulate her and her team on the recent designation of their new MSU Center for American Indian and Rural Health Equity (CAIHRE) as a state research center by the Montana … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Chidi Obasi!

We are excited to congratulate HELI 2011 alum Chidi Obasi, MD, on his new VA position as a Health Research Scientist at UW-Madison! Dr. Obasi will be working with Nasia Safdar, MD, and this opportunity will allow Dr. Obasi to building network and implementation science for VA-Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention. Congratulations and best of luck, Dr. … Continue reading

Tenure-Track Opportunity at University of South Carolina

CCHE would like to alert you to an opportunity at the University of South Carolina ~ The University of South Carolina College of Nursing is seeking an early/mid-career tenure-track faculty member with expertise in one of their three research cores: vulnerable populations, health promotion/risk reduction, or cancer survivorship. A doctoral degree in nursing or a … Continue reading

HELI Maryland Faculty to Host Early September Capitol Hill Briefing on Health Equity

Very exciting news from our HELI colleagues in Maryland – upcoming event in Washington DC! The University of Maryland (UMD) Division of Research, in collaboration with Congressman John P. Sarbanes and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, will host a Capitol Hill briefing focused on the topic of health equity and disparities research on Thursday, September 8th. The … Continue reading

Meharry Health Disparities Nov2016

Save the Date – Meharry Translational Research Conference Nov. 10-11, 2016

CCHE would like to alert you to an upcoming conference hosted by Meharry Medical College Translational Research Center (MeTRC) ~ “Addressing Health Disparities: The Role of Translational Research” will take place November 10-11, 2016 in Nashville, TN on the Meharry Medical College Campus. The conference will focus on the regional impact of disparities research in … Continue reading

Tenure-Track Faculty Opportunity at University of Maryland

CCHE would like to alert you to a job opportunity at the University of Maryland, College Park ~ The Department of Behavioral and Community Health in the School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position. Candidates must have theoretical and methodological skills, and research experience … 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