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


PCORI Addressing Disparities Funding Opportunity

The Center would like to alert you to a PCORI funding announcement addressing disparities ~ The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) invites applications for clinical comparative effectiveness research (CER) designed to evaluate and compare interventions intended to reduce or eliminate disparities in health and health care. Patients, caregivers, and clinicians often lack the appropriate evidence required … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Devon Payne-Sturges!

Congratulations to 2015 HELI alum Devon Payne-Sturges, DrPH, MPH, on her recent Fulbright Senior Specialist Award! Dr. Payne-Sturges is an Assistant Professor in Applied Environmental Health in the School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park. The Fulbright Specialist Program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to … Continue reading

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Congrats to HELI Alumni Dr. Valdez & Dr. Ward!

We are delighted to congratulate two HELI alumni & instructors on their recent pilot grant awards from the UW-Madison Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ICTR) ~ Carmen Valdez, PhD, Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology in the School of Education, HELI 2012, has secured an ICTR Dissemination & Implementation Research Award of $150,000 for 18 … Continue reading

New Health Equity Leadership Institute Publication!

We are proud & excited to share a brand new publication discussing our successful model for the Health Equity Leadership Institute! ‘The Health Equity Leadership institute (HELI): Developing workforce capacity for health disparities research,’ is published as an Education Special Communication in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, available online as of June 19, … Continue reading

CCPH Summer Intensive

Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Summer Intensive

CCHE would like to alert you to the Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Summer Intensive and inaugural session of Structural Inequality: An On the Ground View coming up August 1-2, 2017 in Durham, NC. The Summer Intensive is intended as a major step in what CCPH Executive Director Alan Richmond hopes will be a … Continue reading

Follow us on Twitter!

Shout out to our Twitter feed! If you don’t already, give @UWCCHE & @umdhealthequity a follow on Twitter. We often share news, events, resources, & FYIs more frequently there than we actually post on the HELI blog page. Content includes information relevant for HELI folks plus our UW-Madison Collaborative Center for Health Equity and the … Continue reading

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NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

CCHE would like to alert you to the opportunities available via the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award ~ The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (DP5 mechanism), established in 2010, accelerates the entry of exceptional junior investigators (within 15 months after or 12 months before receiving their terminal research degree or completing medical residency) into positions of … Continue reading

Congrats to HELI Alum Dr. Alvin Thomas!

CCHE is pleased to congratulate HELI 2016 alum Alvin Thomas, PhD, on his acceptance to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Connections Eleventh Bi-Annual Symposium taking place at the University of Massachusetts Boston on July 12-13th! Dr. Thomas is Co-Director of the Center for Excellence in Diversity & Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Palo … Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Opportunity at MUSC in Charleston, SC

The Division of Global and Community Health in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina is seeking another highly motivated post-doctoral research associate for a federally funded study to evaluate a school-based asthma intervention and other school- and community-based research projects. The postdoctoral research associate will be responsible … Continue reading