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

Want to stay up-to-date on skills development opportunities? Subscribe to our newsletters, add our upcoming events to your calendar, and view past webinars below or on our YouTube channel.

Upcoming ISD Webinars

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Get Up to Speed on the New NIH Data Management and Sharing Requirements

Thursday, Apr. 6, 2023, 10 am – 11 am PT
Speaker: Ariel Deardorff, MLIS
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Practice-Based Research: A Focus on Community Primary Care Setting

Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10 am – 11 am PT
Speaker: Michael Potter, MD
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Using Public Databases to Conduct Clinical Research: Focus on Hypertension

Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2023, 11 am – 12 pm PT
Speaker: Elaine Ku, MD, MAS
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Navigating the NRMN Website and Resources for Early Career Investigators: MyNRMN, MyMentor, and More

Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2023, 10 am – 11 pm PT
Speaker: Damaris Javier, MA


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

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

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

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

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)

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

August 19, 2022
Diana Redwood, PhD
Senior Epidemiologist
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

September 22, 2022
Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH and Nathalie Moise, MD, MS

December 8, 2022
Sara J. Landes, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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