Communities in Partnership Webinar Series
Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19
In response to COVID-19, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and UNC CHER partnered to launch the webinar series, Communities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19.
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Our ultimate goal is to create a national network of community and academic leaders mobilized to work in partnership with similar leaders. We hope you join us!
In the spirit of partnership, Alan N. Richmond, MSW and Giselle Corbie-Smith, M.D., M.Sc.
Other CHER Programs
R or K Grant Workshops
Fall Semesters – Alternating between R and K Grant Workshops (annually)
This two-part workshop focuses on preparing and submitting proposals for R awards through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The workshop is designed so that participants have time to work on appropriate parts of their own proposals during the sessions. You will have the opportunity to receive feedback from your peers and from the workshop leader.
Health Equity Research Intensive (HERI)
The Health Equity Research Intensive (HERI) creates a space for community leaders, health care professionals and academics from across the state to connect, engage, and learn new tools, innovative methods and approaches for health equity research.
Health Equity Research Symposium
The Paul A. Godley Health Equity Symposium brings together faculty, staff, students, and the community, to highlight and encourage health equity research, encourage strategic planning and partnerships at the UNC School of Medicine, and promote collaboration and networking. This event celebrates the contributions of Dr. Paul Godley to the UNC School of Medicine in health equity research and workforce diversity and inclusion.VIEW 2020 INFO
CHER Research Summer Program
The CHER Research Summer Program Fellowship (CRSP) is an experiential opportunity for current UNC School of Medicine students to be involved in a community-engaged research project. CHER aims to foster development and implementation of student-led projects aimed at addressing health disparities in North Carolina.LEARN MORE ABOUT CHER TRAINEE PROJECTS
Co-Sponsored Events (annually)
National Health Equity Research Webcast
The National Health Equity Research Webcast at Carolina is an interactive, live-streamed symposium that explores the intersection of health, policy and diversity.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL HEALTH EQUITY WEBCAST
The Merrimon Lectureship in Medicine
One of the UNC School of Medicine’s oldest and most prestigious endowed lectureships, the Merrimon Lectureship sponsors an annual event of public lectures and consultations involving a distinguished senior speaker addressing issues in the ethics and history of the health professions. The Center for Bioethics coordinates this lectureship, in collaboration with the UNC School of Medicine Dean’s Office.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MERRIMON LECTURESHIP
Other Events (one-time events)
Treating COVID-19: What you need to know about treatment options for you, your family, and community
The North Carolina team of the Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities initiative, with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), hosted a webinar about COVID-19 treatment options and covered the differences between the various COVID-19 vaccines that are currently available.
Vaccines are here: Now what? What to expect as vaccines become widely available
The North Carolina team of the Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities initiative, with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), hosted a webinar to learn about accurate and current information on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments from both doctors and community members.WATCH THE VACCINES ARE HERE RECORDING
Unwrapping the Truth About COVID-19: Talking Prevention and Treatment with Loved Ones Over the Holidays
The North Carolina team of the Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities initiative with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosted a webinar that provided accurate and current information about COVID-19 vaccines, transmission and therapeutics.WATCH THE UNWRAPPING THE TRUTH RECORDING
Advancing Health Equity Solutions at UNC
During University Research Week, we honored Carmen Samuel-Hodge, R.D., Ph.D., the inaugural winner of the Gillings Health Equity Faculty Research Award.
“Still F***ing Here*: Trans Health After June 2020
In June, new federal regulations interpreted the ban on sex discrimination to exclude discrimination based on gender identity. That same month, the Supreme Court ruled that federal employment anti-discrimination law protects LGBT employees. Ames Simmons and Tonia Poteat discussed how these changes at the federal level will impact the day-to-day health and well-being of trans people living in the South.
The Racial Profiling of Black Women During the Pandemic
In light of the national call for racial justice for Breonna Taylor and the #SayHerName campaign, this call to action focused on unpacking the structural, policy and systemic solutions necessary to address anti-Black violence and its gendered impacts.WATCH THE RACIAL PROFILING OF BLACK WOMEN RECORDING
The Racial Profiling of Black Men During the Pandemic
This virtual gathering brought together nationally renowned scholar activists, researchers and policy advisors to provide insights of the longstanding national problem of racial profiling in cities and towns across the country and raise a call to take action in midst of COVID-19 and the killings of Ahmaud Arbery and Sean Reed.WATCH THE RACIAL PROFILING OF BLACK MEN RECORDING
Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health: From Buzzword to Action
This workshop covered health equity and the drivers and determinants of health.
Searching for A Cure: Sickle Cell Disease Gene Editing
Vence Bonham examined the principles of fairness and transnational cooperation in the race to develop new curative treatments for sickle cell disease.