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VOICES

September 2019
THANK YOU, SENATOR DURBIN!
On Wednesday, August 7th, Senator Dick Durbin (IL) visited with students from across the Chicagoland area to discuss the need for increased medical research funding and the importance of training the next generation of health equity researchers.  Students from CHASE Your Dreams, the ChicagoCHEC Fellowship, ResearcHStart, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Guide inquired about rising pharmaceutical prices, future diversification of the healthcare workforce, and ways to become involved in governmental advocacy and policy activities. 
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 ChicagoCHEC FELLOWS
We at CHET would like to congratulate our 2019 ChicagoCHEC Research Fellows and wish them all the best in their future health-related careers.  We are so very proud of you!
Watch the video above to learn more about CHET's 4R Project, focused on eliminating health disparities in cancer care by bridging the gap between primary and oncology care in newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Along with Community Partner AllianceChicago, we are using the 4R Model to provide the Right Information and Right Care for the Right Patient at the Right Time.

Funded by the Merck Foundation Alliance to Advance Patient-Centered Cancer Care
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Join Northwestern University's Students for Patient Advocacy and Research in the Community (SPARC) for their inaugural conference on Saturday, September 14th at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center.
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Listening Tour

We have been actively listening to the voices of colleagues, communities, policymakers, and students through events and meetings with partners, like you!
 
Health Equity &
Social Justice Conference

Monday, August 5, 2019
Hosted by the Center for Community Health Equity (DePaul and Rush Universities), CHET staff and Partner Howard Brown Health, had the opportunity to present a workshop on Shaping Health Equity through Innovative Workforce Development, including an interactive design thinking activity and stakeholder panel.
AA and NHPI Health National Gathering of Community Health Innovators
Sunday, August 18, 2019
CHET staff participated in the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations' (AAPCHO) national meeting to discuss emerging and current issues in Asian American (AA) and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) health and the management of high-risk populations.

 
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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 healthequity@northwestern.edu.

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