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CHER Institute Webinar Series for Fall 2017



the NIH
Application and Review
Components of a NIH Application and Review Process

This event will include a video presentation by Dr. Bastani available to participants 1 week prior to the webinar. Additional information, and questions from event participants will be addressed during the 1 hour webinar.   

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with the mechanisms and submission process for NIH research funding applications.
  • Identify strategies to facilitate review of your application
  • Have an opportunity to pose questions to an experienced NIH researcher and reviewer.

Who should attend?
This event is designed to meet the needs of early career faculty (within 10 years of receiving their doctoral degree) from minority serving institutions (MSIs) interested in conducting health disparities research. While priority will be given to faculty from MSIs, early career faculty from non-MSI institutions may register. Enrollment is limited.

Nov 30

12:30-1:30pm Pacific Standard Time

Presented by:
Dr. Roshan Bastani, is a Social/Health Psychologist and Professor of Health Policy and Management, Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity, Director of the Center for Prevention Research UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Director of Cancer Disparities Research, and Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Control, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA.
Her research focuses on disease prevention and control among disadvantaged groups and has had continuous funding from the NIH since 1988.

For 15 years Dr. Bastani  led an NIH-funded research career development program, for junior faculty and post-doctoral scientists, and served 11 years as Associate Dean for Research in the UCLA School of Public Health. She has also served on numerous NIH review committees.

About the CHER Institute
The CHER Institute at California State University, Long Beach is a NIGMS funded project seeking to increase the number of early career faculty members who are better prepared to become NIH principal investigators in the field of community-based health equity research with an emphasis on faculty from MSIs.

Each year the CHER Institute offers:

  • An intensive educational and mentoring experience for 15 early career faculty members during a six-day, on-site training focused on theory-based, culturally informed methods for effective community engagement in health equity research with the purpose of developing a Specific Aims page for an NIH research proposal.
  • Four to six single topic webinars annually on theory-based, culturally informed methods for effective community engagement in health equity research.

Learn more about the 2018 CHER Summer Institute

The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) Institute is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences ( NIGMS)