Investigator Skills Development Webinars

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The Investigator Skills Development Unit of the Research Coordinating Center to Reduce Disparities in Multiple Chronic Diseases (RCC-RD-MCD) coordinates monthly webinars for early stage investigators across the network. Topics are matched to the Network needs and cover four major domains:

  • Research methods
  • Chronic disease disparities in diverse communities
  • Structural competency
  • Career development

Upcoming Events

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Measuring Social Determinants of Health Using the PhenX Toolkit

February 1, 2022
Paula Braveman, MD, MPH, and Alicia Fernandez, MD

NIMHD Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Framework

March 10, 2022
Jennifer Alvidrez, PhD
Health Scientist Administrator
NIH Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)

Health Literacy Constructs and Chronic Disease Disparities

April 6, 2022
Dean Schillinger, MD
Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Disparities in the Development and Progression of Kidney Disease in the United States

May 12, 2022
Orlando Gutiérrez, MD, MMSc
Principal Investigator (MPI)
Co-Director, Investigator Development Core
Deep South Center to Reduce Disparities in Chronic Diseases
University of Alabama, Birmingham

Best Practices for Creating Poster Presentations for Scientific Conferences

June 16, 2022
Edwin Charlebois, MPH, PhD
Multiple Principal Investigator and Co-Director, Research Coordinating Center to Reduce Disparities in Multiple Chronic Diseases (RCC-RD-MCD)
Associate Director, Investigator Skills Development Unit (ISDU)

NIH K Award Info Session

July 21, 2022
Daichi Shimbo, MD
Principal Investigator (MPI), Columbia University, COMMUNITY
Director, Investigator Development Core