Category Archives: Events

ITM’s Advanced Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Training Program

Friday, December 12, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This academic year, the CCDTR’s Research In Progress (RIP) Conferences will be partnering with the University of Chicago Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) in offering Friday lectures for ITM’s training in “Advanced Community Based Participatory Research.”

The Advanced CBPR Training Program is designed to help meet the growing need and demand for educational resources that help build the knowledge and skills needed to develop and sustain effective CBPR partnerships.

The course lectures will take place during the regularly scheduled RIP sessions on the following Fridays from noon to 1pm in W229:

If you have a case that you’d like to discuss, please send Chartay T. Robinson a brief summary prior to the meeting, and time will be provided to discuss it.

If you have not already done so, please register here.

Room W229
**We encourage attendees to bring a lunch.**

Research Writing Workshop

Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join CCDTR investigators Drs. Neda Laiteerapong and Valerie Press as they conduct a series of Research Writing Workshops (RWW) this coming year. These workshops are intended for individuals who have graduated from the Little Red Schoolhouse course here at the University of Chicago or who have obtained a similar level of training.

Workshops will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 11am-12pm starting in October 2014 and going through September 2015. They will take place in room W229.

Click here to learn more about the RWW.
Click here to download the RWW informational flyer which includes RSVP information.

Reducing Disparities Through Cultivating Positive Health Assets

Friday, December 5, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Special Guest Speaker

Brita Roy, MD, MPH, MS
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar
Yale University

 Room W229
**Lunch will be served.**

Our Research In Progress Conferences are generously supported by the
Section of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine, and CHESS.

3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off!

Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM

In observance of National Diabetes Month, the Improving Diabetes Care and Outcomes on the South Side of Chicago announces its 3rd Annual Diabetes Cook Off Contest on November 15, 2014 at the Washburne Culinary Institute located at 740 West 63rd St, Building U, on the South Side of Chicago. The cook off is an opportunity for ordinary cooks to compete and share their best diabetes-friendly, healthy recipes and demonstrate that healthy, diabetes-friendly food can be delicious and affordable. Recipes in four categories – side dish, entrée, dessert, and snack – will be judged for a grand prize of $500 cash and many other great prizes!

Click here to learn more!

The Ethical Implications of Concierge Medicine

Friday, November 14, 2014 from 2:30 – 4:20

Monica Peek News

Dr. Monica Peek presents:

The Ethical Implications of Concierge Medicine

Presentation Time: 2:50 – 3:10 pm

MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics annual conference
University of Chicago

Click here to view the video recording of Dr. Peek’s lecture.

Research Writing Workshop

Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Join CCDTR investigators Drs. Neda Laiteerapong and Valerie Press as they conduct a series of Research Writing Workshops (RWW) this coming year. These workshops are intended for individuals who have graduated from the Little Red Schoolhouse course here at the University of Chicago or who have obtained a similar level of training.

Workshops will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month from 11am-12pm starting in October 2014 and going through September 2015. They will take place in room W229.

Click here to learn more about the RWW.
Click here to download the RWW informational flyer which includes RSVP information.

ITM’s Advanced Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Training Program

Friday, November 7, 2014 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

This academic year, the CCDTR’s Research In Progress (RIP) Conferences will be partnering with the University of Chicago Institute for Translational Medicine (ITM) in offering Friday lectures for ITM’s training in “Advanced Community Based Participatory Research.”

The Advanced CBPR Training Program is designed to help meet the growing need and demand for educational resources that help build the knowledge and skills needed to develop and sustain effective CBPR partnerships.

The course lectures will take place during the regularly scheduled RIP sessions on the following Fridays from noon to 1pm in W229:

If you have a case that you’d like to discuss, please send Chartay T. Robinson a brief summary prior to the meeting, and time will be provided to discuss it.

If you have not already done so, please register here.

Room W229
**We encourage attendees to bring a lunch.**

Webinar – Integrating Health System and Community Approaches, Promising Innovations to Address Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Monica Peek News

Dr. Monica Peek will serve as a panelist for the webinar presentation:

Integrating Health System and Community Approaches, Promising Innovations to Address Diabetes in Vulnerable Populations: Local Solutions with National Implications

Society of Public Health Education
and the
Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes