Tenure-Track Faculty Opportunity in Health Promotion & Health Equity at UW-Madison

CCHE would like to alert you to a new tenure-track faculty opportunity at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The UW-Madison Kinesiology Department in collaboration with the Departments of Counselling Psychology and Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education are launching a new undergraduate degree program in Health Promotion and Health Equity. They are seeking an individual with a … Continue reading

HELI Alum Dr. Carmen Valdez Speaking in Washington, DC

HELI 2012 Alum Carmen Valdez, PhD will be speaking at an event at the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC this Friday, November 17th! ‘Women of Color and Mental Health: From the Shadows of Silence to Solutions for Leadership’ is taking place from 9-10:30am Central Time. Dr. Valdez will be part of a panel … Continue reading

HELI Alumni Presenters & Attendees at APHA 2017!

The American Public Health Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo is taking place November 4-8, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. We know many HELI alumni & faculty plan to attend, present, share posters, and network with colleagues. CCHE has compiled a list of HELI folks who let us know they will be on site in Atlanta … Continue reading

New Publication by HELI Alum Dr. Dana Garbarski

We’d like to share a recently published article by HELI 2013 alum Dana Garbarski, PhD. “How participants report their health status: cognitive interviews of self-rated health across race/ethnicity, gender, age, and educational attainment,” is published in the BMC Public Health Journal. A PDF of the article is available here: How participants report their health status (PDF) Dr. … Continue reading

Congratulations to HELI Alum Dr. Anthony Santella!


We are delighted to congratulate HELI 2010 alum Dr. Anthony Santella on his promotion with tenure! Anthony J. Santella, DrPH, MPH, was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Health Professions at Hofstra University in New York. Read more about Dr. Santella’s research interests and his multiple impressive roles on his Hofstra faculty … Continue reading

Featured HELI Alumni: Angela Rose Black, PhD

HELI 2013 alumni Angela Rose Black, PhD, was recently profiled as Someone You Should Know by ParentMap! Dr. Black is the founder and CEO of Wisconsin-based organization Mindfulness for the People, a “for-profit, Black-owned social impact entity that is radically re-imagining the mindfulness movement.” Dr. Black spent 15 years in academia researching health and stress … Continue reading

Congratulations to HELI Alum Dr. Jie Chen!

We are delighted to congratulate HELI 2013 alum Jie Chen, PhD, on her recent NIH R01 award! Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Health Department of Health Services Administration. She has received a $2.25 million National Institutes of Health RO1 grant to examine system-level care coordination and … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Ashley Munger!

We’re delighted to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Ashley Munger, PhD, on her recent grant award! California State University, Los Angeles has been awarded a $16.6 million grant from the California Department of Health Care Services to promote dental health among underserved populations in Los Angeles. Cal State LA is one of 15 recipients of the Local Dental … Continue reading

New Publication by 2015 & 2016 HELI Alumni!

We’d like to share a recently published article by by HELI 2015 alum Anuli Njoku, DrPH, MPH, and HELI 2016 alum Fathima Wakeel, PhD, MPH. “Developing a Learner-Centered Curriculum for a Rural Public Health Program” is published in the International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. A PDF of the article is available … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá!

Congratulations to Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá, PhD, one of our HELI 2016 alumni, on her recent K01 grant award from the NIH! Dr. Quirós-Alcalá is an assistant professor in the School of Public Health, Maryland Institute of Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland, College Park. She is a HELI 2016 alum and her K01 that was recently … Continue reading