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October
30

November 14  |  12-1:30pm  |  Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union

Join us for an interactive discussion and lunch immediately following the event, "Henrietta Lacks' Legacy: Two Conversations". Attendees will have an opportunity to share their reactions to the earlier event, and engage in a critical group conversation about Henrietta's legacy and its relevance today.

The discussion will be facilitated by Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, of the Program in Health Disparities Research and Elder Atum Azzahir of the Cultural Wellness Center.

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Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP by Nov. 11.

The event is sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Center for Health Equity, and Program in Health Disparities Research.

November
13

4-7pm | Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Pkwy N. | St. Paul

Join us for a poster session and dinner to celebrate the partnerships between community organizations and health research institutions at the University of Minnesota.

    • See how local community organizations are reducing health disparities, from a poster session featuring University research projects
    • Hear how community organizations and University researchers team up on pilot grants
    • Learn more about the power of partnerships in disseminating research findings from Susie Nanney, PhD, MPH, RD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
    • Celebrate the next wave of research, as the University recognizes new pilot grant awardees
    • Network with researchers, scholars, and community organizations

RSVP by 11/6. The event is hosted by the University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Center for Health Equity, and Program in Health Disparities Research.

November
20
12-1pm  |  717 Delaware St. SE, Room 105  |  Minneapolis
 
At this career development seminar, attendees will:
 
    • Hear from investigators who are using social media 
    • Learn when it’s appropriate to use social media to recruit study volunteers … and when it isn’t
    • Understand what the IRB’s social media guidelines are, and how to comply with them 
    • Discover resources that can help with recruiting study participants  and using social media 

RSVP here by noon on 11/17 to reserve a lunch, or watch the live broadcast via UMConnect. The event will feature:

    • Keith Horvath, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health 
    • Bernadette Gillick, PhD, MS, PT, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physical Med/Rehabilitation 
    • Melissa Mueller, CTSI Recruitment Specialist 
January
22

8:30am-4pm | McNamara Alumni Center | Minneapolis

Want to write successful health research grants? Then don't miss "Write Winning Grant Proposals," a day-long seminar that's back by popular demand. National speaker and grantwriting expert, John D. Robertson, Ph.D., will comprehensively address practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal-writing process. 

The seminar is designed for clinical and translational researchers, health equity researchers, and CTSI scholars. Content is geared toward NIH, but is applicable to other national funding agencies. The seminar is hosted by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Minnesota Center for Cancer Collaborations, and the Center for Health Equity.

There is a $75 registration fee. Lunch will be provided.

Reserve your spot.