Learn about our education efforts
The performance takes place Sunday, April 2nd starting at 3pm at Steppensolf Theatre. Stay for a discussion after the performance with the cast & creative team facilitated by Dr. Melissa Simon.
We are proud to present our 2021-2022 Annual Report! The report includes an in-depth look at the various activities and initiatives the Center has been working on throughout this past year.
"I am excited for the opportunity to lead substantive change in the institution with how we recruit, hire, onboard, support and retain diverse faculty,” said Dr. Melissa Simon, the director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation, and the project leader for the grant. Read More
In partnership with Chicago Public Library, the CHET team developed the Health for All website — an online tool to help everyone learn more about clinical trials and preventive services.
In this limited series of episodes, we have conversations with a variety of experts and community leaders in the field of maternal and child health to discuss how to advance maternal health equity.
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Dr. Melissa Simon discusses promoting health and wellness for all through her work with the Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (ChicagoCHEC).
The center is unique in its ability to draw on the resources and multidisciplinary expertise of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center to foster change. Explore our Research section to learn about our scientific priorities and accomplishments.
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Welcome back! SkinnyTrees is happy to return with its second season. In this first episode of season two we bring back Dr. Melissa Simon to discuss what we have been up to since you last heard from us. Dr. Simon introduces an exciting new center launched this year -- the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET). She explains the work this center aims to do and how it is taking a different approach. Dr. Simon stresses why health equity is important and required to lift health for all. We review a few key terms that might be helpful in future episodes and understanding the work we want to highlight along the way. Stay tuned for the next episode with the former Commissioner of the Department of Public Health -- Dr. Julie Morita!
The Center for Health Equity Transformation is a joint center between
the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and the Institute for Public Health and Medicine.