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CHER Institute Webinar Series for 2020/21
Journey to a Successful Career as
an Academic and Funded Researcher





Dr. Tanya M. Coakley

Professor, School of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Website: https://hhs.uncg.edu/swk/faculty-and-staff/tanya-coakley-professor/


Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:00am PST (1:00pm to 2:00pm EST)

Learning Objectives - Upon completion of this webinar, The learner will have increased knowledge on…

  • a compelling journey of pursuing NIH funded research
  • tips for mitigating barriers and challenges to attaining funding as an underrepresented researcher
  • strategies for networking and building a supportive team to achieve your professional goals.

Who should register: College or University faculty, particularly new researchers and those at minority-serving institutions, intending to write or submit an application for funds to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct health equity research.


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