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11th Annual UIC Minority Health Conference (Virtual Event)

Thursday, April 24, 2020
10:30 – 12:30p.m.

Virtual Event

This annual student-run event at the School of Public Health will focus on understanding the health equity and social justice dimensions of COVID-19.

RSVP Required. Register online at go.uic.edu/JACSWHonigLecture.

Registered attendees will receive the webinar link via email.


Dr. Georges Benjamin

Executive Director
American Public Health Association

Dr. Georges Benjamin is known as one of the nation’s most influential physician leaders because he speaks passionately and eloquently about the health issues having the most impact on our nation today.

Dr. Linda Rae Murray

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration
UIC School of Public Health

Dr. Linda Rae Murray is the former chief medical officer for the Cook County Department of Public Health. She has spent her career serving the medically under served.

Joseph Harrington

President and CEO
The Mojo Group

A native Chicagoan, Joseph Harrington has worked in the fields of education, social services, mental health, healthcare and public health.

Aida Luz Giachello, PhD

Research Professor of Preventive Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Aida Luz Giachello's research focuses on social and racial health disparities, particularly among Hispanics/Latinos and African Americans, chronic diseases, women's health, and tobacco control and prevention.


Contact Linda Pineda at lcpineda@uic.edu.


Learn more about this event on the UIC School of Public Health website

ChicagoCHEC Seminar Series – NIH Biosketch Webinar (Virtual Event)

ChicagoCHEC Seminar Series

Crafting Your NIH Biosketch: Strengthening Your Biosketch To Better Highlight Goals and Achievements For Grants

Caryn Peterson, PhD, MS

Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Curriculum Director of UIC Cancer Center Education and Career Development Program 
Department of Edidemiology and Biostatics, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Noon to 1 p.m.

Dr. Caryn E. Peterson is a Research Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health and Co-Director, Cancer Education & Career Development Program, Institute of Health Research and Policy. 

During her webinar, Dr. Peterson will review what an NIH biosketch is, how it can be used to best highlight career goals and achievements, and provide in-depth analysis on how to strengthen your own. 

The Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC) Seminar Series is a free webinar series. Registration for the webinar is required.


For additional details on how to join the webinar, send any questions and concerns to info@chicagochec.org.