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Oct. 14 Webinar: Promotores de Salud E-Learning Program

10.14.2015

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will host a Spanish-language webinar discussing Promoting Healthy Choices and Community Changes: An E-learning Program for Promotores de Salud on October 14 at 2:30 p.m. (EST).

Sept. 24: Join A Live Webcast on Marijuana Use Among Youth

09.21.2015

In alignment with the Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration’s celebration of National Recovery Month, members of the community are invited to join a live webcast on Thursday, September 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. to learn about marijuana use among youth.

Learn how URIDE data can benefit your research

09.14.2015

The Miami CTSI will be offering several 30-minute sessions to demonstrate a powerful, large-scale data research tool called URIDE, the University Research Informatics Data Environment.

Erin N. Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H.

CTSI Program Director Dr. Erin N. Kobetz Named Senior Associate Dean for Health Disparity

06.17.2015

Erin N. Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named Senior Associate Dean for Health Disparity at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. In this role Kobetz will be responsible for elevating the awareness of current regional health disparities while developing a culture in which UHealth – University of Miami Health System and the Miller School can achieve health equity for patients through research, clinical and educational endeavors.

June 22: Introduction to REDCap

06.11.2015

If you need to collect and store data for a research project, consider using REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture). REDCap is a Web-based application that allows you to quickly build and manage databases and online surveys. Join us Monday, June 22 for a one-hour introduction to REDCap at the CRB, Room 989A.

April 9: Our Community, Our Health Forum on Type 1 Diabetes & High Blood Pressure

04.06.2015

Members of the community are invited to join a live webcast on Thursday, April 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. to learn about Type 1 diabetes, high blood pressure and tips on talking to your healthcare provider about these issues. This national online forum will be led by experts from the University of Florida and Health Literacy Missouri.

From left: Brendaly Rodriguez and Community Health Workers Maria Azqueta, Orieta Fontan, Lourdes Exume, Linabel Lopez and Valentine Cesar.

First Certified Community Health Workers in Florida Recognized

01.30.2015

The Miami CTSI's Project Manager for the Community Engagement & Cultural Diversity Program, Brendaly Rodriguez, who is also co-chair of the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition along with the Florida Legislature, and the Florida Certification Board celebrated the state’s first credentialed Community Health Workers in events across the state of Florida.