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CHER Institute Webinar Series for 2020/21
Science with Impact:  Leading Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Addressing the Needs of Marginalized Communities.
an Academic and Funded Researcher


Dr. Sonya Arreola, PhD., MPH

Professor, School of Health and Human Sciences
Senior Research Advisor, MPact Global Action
Program Consultant, Visiting Professors Program, UCSF Department of Medicine


Thursday, April 15, 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…

  • The importance of CBPR for understanding the needs of marginalized communities,
  • Some best practices for leading CBPR,
  • How to engage marginalized communities in CBPR with purpose (considering COVID-19),
  • How to disseminate the CBPR findings across multiple mediums to make an impact.

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)