New Publication by HELI Alum Dr. Devlon Jackson!

We’d like to share a recent publication by HELI 2016 alum Devlon Jackson, PhD, MPH. “Mission of Mercy emergency dental clinics: an opportunity to promote general and oral health,” is published in BMC Public Health. A PDF of the article is available here. Dr. Jackson is a study coordinator at the Maryland Center for Health Equity at... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alumni Dr. Njoku & Dr. Wakeel!

We’re happy to share a new article by HELI 2015 alum Anuli Njoku, DrPH, MPH, and 2016 alum Fathima Wakeel, PhD, MPH. “Infusing Health Disparities Awareness Into Public Health Curricula at a Rural Midwestern University,” is published in Pedagogy in Health Promotion. A PDF of the article is available here. Dr. Njoku is an Assistant... Continue Reading →

Snapshots from HELI 2018

The 2018 Health Equity Leadership Institute was full of depth & fun in equal measures. Thank you to our photographers Kevin Kiley & Dr. Stephen B. Thomas! View details about the program & scholars, faculty, & instructors here.  

Thank you to the HELI 2018 Scholars!

The HELI Team from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Maryland were thrilled to host our 8th annual Health Equity Leadership Institute June 11-15, 2018 in Madison, WI. We congratulate the Class of 2018 on completing our rigorous 2018 ‘research bootcamp’ and joining the network of exceptional HELI Alumni! Photo by Kevin Kiley Not... Continue Reading →

TIGRR Grantwriting Opportunity at MUSC

We’d like to share an upcoming grantwriting training opportunity at the Medical University of South Carolina. The Training In Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) is a grantwriting opportunity for researchers facing their first major research grant. This is an annual four-day workshop for hypothesis development, grantsmanship, and peer review, particularly in the area of rehabilitation... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Prerna Arora!

Congratulations are in order for HELI 2016 alum Dr. Prerna Arora! Prerna Arora, PhD, will be joining the faculty in the School Psychology program in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences at Columbia University Teachers College as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in August 2018. She will be continuing to work to address the mental... Continue Reading →

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Fawn Cothran!

We are delighted to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Dr. Fawn Cothran on her move to California! Fawn Cothran, PhD, RN, joined the faculty in May 2018 in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at University of California, Davis, as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.  She works to advance the vision... Continue Reading →

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 →

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