RECENT and ONGOING ACCOMPLISHMENTS

CHER was awarded a 3-year, $1.1 million High Impact Research Award from the Tobacco-Related Diseases Research Program to develop and test individual and community-level strategies to reduce cannabis and tobacco use among young Black men who are at risk for HIV in Long Beach and surrounding Los Angeles County areas;

CHER was awarded a $1.93 million grant by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to create the CHER Institute, designed to increase the number of early career faculty members (emphasis on faculty from Minority-Serving Institutions) who are better prepared to become NIH principal investigators in the field of community-based health equity research;

CHER was awarded a 5-year $5 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health Disparities (Research Infrastructure in Minority Institutions - RIMI) to build infrastructure at CSULB through mentoring faculty and students in health disparities research.

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CHER Institute Webinar: Ms. Tiffany Danielle Pineda

Virtual/Zoom

Register now for the upcoming CHER Institute Webinar, Thursday, November 4, 2021

Time: 10am PST / 1pm EST

 

Ms. Tiffany Danielle Pineda

Research Navigator

Clinical and Translational Science Institute or CTSI

Chair, CTSI Diversity and Cultural Competence Council

College of Medicine

University of Florida

Title: “The Use of Social Media to Recruit during the COVID Pandemic.” 

Learning Objectives - Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe several different recruitment strategies to consider during COVID
  • Identify appropriate social media/online strategies based on level of staffing, time, skill, and funds
  • Identify various social media/online platforms to consider for targeted recruitment efforts

To register, contact the Center for Health Equity Research today at CSULB-CHER @csulb.edu

CHER Institute Webinar: Dr. Lisa Bowleg

Virtual/Zoom

Register now for the upcoming CHER
Institute Webinar,
Thursday,
October 28, 2021.

Time: 10am PST / 1pm EST

 

Dr. Lisa Bowleg

Professor, Applied Social Psychology

Director DC CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences

George Washington University

Title: Transforming Clinical or Community-based Research Approaches to Improve the Health of People of Color

The learner will have increased knowledge on…

  • the purpose and importance of translational research;
  • ways for framing translational research in an NIH proposal;
  • tips for mitigating barriers and challenges to attaining funding for translational research

To register, contact the Center for Health Equity Research today at CSULB-CHER @csulb.edu

BHCLB 10-Year Celebration for the Community

Houghton Park, Long Beach CA

The Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach 10-year celebration for the community was held on 8/14/21 from 12-3 pm at Houghton Park.

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PPOWER2 Brown Bag Zoom Research Talk

The CHER PPOWER Project Team presented findings from the first PPOWER Project on the roles marijuana and other substances play in increasing sexual risk behaviors among a sexually diverse sample of young Black men.