CHER Events (Current and Previous)


November 9th

Dr. Robin Miller

Professor, Ecological-Community Psychology, and
Area Director, Ecological-Community Doctoral Program
Assistant Director, Master's Degree and Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation
Michigan State University

October 12th
  Dr. Roland A. Owens

Acting Principal Deputy Director, Office of Intramural Research
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Learning objectives: upon completion of this webinar the learner will

June 9th

Join us for the Fourth annual CHER Institute Research Spotlight and Social!

Save the date for Friday June 9th 12:00-2:00PM Pacific Time.

Spotlight Link:

June 5th

The 2023 CHER Institute will be held June 5th-10th, virtually. 

April 20th

Dr. David Pollio

Scientific Review Officer
Social and Community Influences Across the Lifecourse (SCIL) Review Branch
Center for Scientific Review
National Institutes of Health

April 5th

Dr. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS

Professor of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine


June 10th

Join us for the Third annual CHER Institute Research Spotlight and Social!

Save the date for Friday June 10th 12:00-2:00PM Pacific Time.

June 6th
In an effort to ensure the safety and access of participants, the 2022  institute will again be held virtually. 

Applications will open in October, Priority Deadline for submission is Friday March 4, 2022 and Waitlist/Final Deadline Monday April 4, 2022. 

CLICK HERE to learn more or apply

April 7th

Presenter: Dr. Sheldon Fields

Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion; Research Professor, Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing, Pennsylvania State University

March 24th

Presenter: Dr. Yan Wang, Associate Professor, Prevention and Community Health, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University.

Title: Writing the Quantitative Data Analysis Section for an NIH Proposal


June 7th

The CHER Institute offers a program to enhance the readiness of early career faculty at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to conduct community-based, social and health behavior research and to increase their representation among National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded investigators.

In response to the ongoing pandemic, the 2021 CHER Institute will be conduced OnLine and through distanced mentoring and learning.


November 12th
CHER Institute Webinar Series for 2020/21
October 29th
CHER Institute Webinar Series for 2020/21