CHER's PPOWER2 team including Jaelen Owens, Zina Ogunnaya and Angel Ramos have been reaching out into the local Black community and partnering with individuals and groups in solidarity with a message of empowerment.
Title: Navigating the NIH Extramural System: Does Race Matter?
· Increased knowledge about personal, professional and grantsmanship issues to successfully navigate the NIH extramural system;
· Increased knowledge about issues of racial bias as a historical barrier within the NIH system;
· Recommendations for early career faculty to consider when preparing to submit applications seeking NIH funding.
Title: What’s so special about the K Award: Exploring Mentored Career Development Awards (e.g., K01, K99).
· What is the purpose and criteria for the different types of K Awards (e.g., K01, K99);
· What to include in a successful K Award application;
· How can the K Award be beneficial for enhancing your research and career trajectory.
Dr. Parichart Sabado, CHER's Director of Community Engagement and Evaluation was quoted in an NBC News article profiling the Community Wellness Program (CWP) providing community-informed approaches and heathy solutions for the Cambodian community in Long Beach.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Septenber 8-9 the Center for Health Equity Research will be participating in #ScholarStrike, in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
You can read more about the reasons for the strike here.
Despite myriad challenges brought on by COVID-19, the 2020 CHER Mentors, Fellows, Directors and Staff forged ahead to provide another impactful week-long Institute!
The CSULB Center for Health Equity Research, stands in solidarity with our staff, students, community partners, colleagues, and friends to stress that #BlackLivesMatter.
We are proud to announce that not one but TWO of CHER's abstracts have been selected for presentation in the virtual poster exhibition at the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020: Virtual), to be held on July 6-10th, 2020.