CHET's monthly newsletter, Voices, provides up-to-date information on local and national initiatives, highlighting health equity research, resources, funding opportunities, and events. If you would like to have your work or event featured in Voices please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 Special Edition March 23rd: Updates & ResourcesThis special edition newlsetter provides resources for staying healthy and feeling safe during COVID-19.
March 2020During women's history month, we honor the wonderful women at CHET! Our Founder/Director Melissa Simon, MD, MPH was chosen as a 2020 Faculty Mentor of the Year. We are incredibly proud of Ana Reyes, a second-year medical student at Northwestern University for being acknowledged at MOLA's Anniversary and Scholarship Awards this month.
February 2020This month we honor the memory of Dr. Virginia "Gini" Bishop. CHETchat Spotlight series features Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes and her work in HIV/AIDS activism. Our Hidden Figures Spotlight takes a closer look at Leony Calderón and her work in community activism.
January 2020CHET hosts a housing and health equity panel, shedding light on housing initiatives taking place in Chicago. Our Hidden Figures spotlight takes a closer look at Jessyca Dudley and her work in promoting equity in the social sector.
The CHETchat Spotlight Series features the perspectives of Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah on taking risks to achieve equity. The Hidden Figures Spotlight takes a look at Dr. Gregory Phillips II and his work on minority HIV research. CHET announces an upcoming employee wellness grant called CHET's Kitchen.
November 2019The CHETchat Spotlight Series presents Dr. Clyde Yancy as he shares his perspective on education and workforce inclusion. This month’s Hidden Figures Spotlight looks at Sendy Soto and her work in supporting asylum-seeking families and individuals.
October 2019ChicagoCHEC hosted its 4th annual community forum on Navigating the Cancer Journey. Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program (NU-MHRT) has begun accepting applications. The Hidden Figures Spotlight this month looks at Brenda Reyes, RN, CLC and her support of minority mothers and children.
September 2019Senator Durbin visited with students in the Chicagoland area to discuss the need for increased funding in medical research. CHET dives deeper into the inequities of cancer treatment and detection in the primary care, as well as the specialty care sector.
August 2019CHET received the T37 Training Award this month, and we look forward to providing research and training experiences to minority students. Our Hidden Figures Spotlight takes a closer look at Fatema Rehman Mirza and her work on health disparities in the immigrant population, as well as Carlos Gallo on his research on written and spoken language in coordination with patient health improvement in the Hispanic community.
July 2019This month, we highlight Dr. Inger Burnett-Zeigler and Dolores Castañeda for their
admirable work in the health equity sector, and we welcome the ChicagoCHEC 2019 Fellows cohort.