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FALL 2020 WEBINAR SERIES - Environmental/Sociocultural Influences on Health Disparities

October 6, 2020

The BUILD PODER Webinar Series offers exciting resources for generating rigorous health disparities research to faculty, students, and the larger CSUN community.


Environmental Health Disparities: A Framework Integrating Psychosocial Stress and Environmental Concepts

Dr. Gilbert Gee (UCLA)

This talk describes how psychosocial stress links social conditions with environmental hazards in ways that create biological vulnerabilities to chronic illness.

Thursday, October 22nd | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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Forming and Managing Effective Research Teams: Strategies for Team Success

Center for Research, Excellence, and Diversity in Team Science (CREDITS)

Learn strategies for starting, funding, and planning resources for collaboration from the NSF-funded CREDITS team.

Wednesday, October 28th | 12:00PM - 2:00PM

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Community Engagement of African Americans in Era of COVID-19: Considerations, Challenges, Implications, and Recommendations

Dr. Tabia Akintobi (Morehouse School of Medicine)

This talk focuses on factors associated with greater COVID-19 risk among African Americans and community-based participatory research recommendations.

Wednesday, November 4th | 9:30AM - 11:00AM

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NIH/NSF Grant Development, Forms, and Submission: How to Present Your Project and Write for Reviewers

Dr. Sheree Schrager (CSUN RSP) & Laura Serrano (CSUN RSP)

Learn about required forms, available templates, and how to present your project to reviewers.

Wednesday, November 18th | 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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*Please RSVP so that we can send you the Zoom link and materials.
*FMI contact Dr. Shu-Sha Angie Guan:
*The workshops will not be recorded.

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