Congratulations to PhD student Jiepin Cao for being selected as The Melissa Institute candidate for the Belfer-Aptman Scholars Award. The scholarship is for graduate students who address issues of violence prevention and/or treatment. Associate Professors Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Susan Silva and Janice Humphreys, professor, are Cao’s advisors.
Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, will be one of the participants for the "Research Symposium – A Call to Action: Identifying next steps to address biomedical, health care, and social drivers of COVID-19 disparities," presented by the Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute. The event will be on May 22 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Registration is required.
Kudos to Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, and her entire team for submitting the proposal entitled: "SER Hispano during COVID-19: Salud/Health, Estres/Stress, and Resiliencia/Resilience (SER) Among Latinx Immigrants During the COVID-19 Pandemic." The submission is in response to the PA-18-935 "Urgent Supplement for Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements" and requests funding for a one-year period with a start date of June 1, 2020.
The Duke Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research (CHOIR) will host a seminar entitled "The SER Hispano Study: Salud, Estres y Resiliencia/Health, Stress, and Resilience among young Latinx Immigrants Preliminary Findings & Future Directions" with Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, on February 20 at 12 p.m. at 200 Morris Street, Room 1200. Lunch will be provided.
The SER Hispano Project and D-CHIPP joined to host the third annual Access For Immigrants Community Health Symposium: Affirming Communities, Cultivating Resilience on February 1. More than 70 community members, students, staff and faculty came together to learn about best practices, current research and lived experiences of immigrants, asylees, and refugees living in the Triangle area.
Donna Biederman, Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda and Devon Noonan, associate professors, recently took part in the Population Health Improvement Awards Community Research Forum.
Congratulations to PhD student Morine Cebert and her faculty sponsors Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor; and Eleanor Stevenson, associate professor; and their entire team for the award of her NIH NRSA (F31) application entitled "Reducing Disparities among African American Women Seeking Infertility Treatment." This proposal requests funding for a 10-month period with a start date of September 1, 2019 and was awarded $40,180.
Congratulations to Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor, who has been appointed to serve as a member of the Health Disparities and Equity Promotion Study Section, National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, for the term beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2023.
Morine Cebert, PhD student; Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor; and Eleanor Stevenson, associate professor; recently published an article entitled "Growing on (in)fertile ground: an evolutionary concept analysis of Black female fertility" in Human Fertility.
Schenita Randolph, assistant professor; Michael Cary, associate professor; Ragan Johnson, assistant professor; and Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda, associate professor; recently published an article entitled "Black Fathers' Preferences for Sexual Health Interventions with their Adolescent Sons" published in the Journal of the National Medical Association.