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2013 Summer Research Institute

Title: Community-Based Interventions for Underserved Populations
Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 through Friday June 14, 2013
Time: Begins 8:15 am on June 12 - Ends at 12:30 pm on June 14
Location: Nur 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River, Austin, Texas
Registration: Registration for this event has ended.

Conference Registration

Registration: Registration for this event has ended. Online registration closes at noon on May 29, 2013.

Registration Costs

  • Early Bird: $500 | Register by 3/06 - 4/15/2013
  • Regular Registration: $650 | Register by 4/16 - 5/29/2013
  • Registration includes materials plus 3 light breakfasts and 2 luncheons.

The last day to receive a full refund is May 29 by 5 pm CST.

Purpose of Summer Research Institute

How to initiate and sustain a funded program of research related to underserved populations. Topics will include:

  • Culture: A key lens for understanding underserved communities
  • Community-based research
  • Grant writing
  • Theoretical Frameworks & Program Theory
  • Measuring Outcomes

Summer Research Institute Faculty

  • Lynn Rew, EdD, RN, FAAN: Expert in adolescent health & interventions for homeless youth
  • Sharon Brown, PhD, RN, FAAN: Expert in diabetes self-management among Hispanic populations
  • Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, FAAN: Expert in school and community-based interventions with rural children
  • Lorraine Walker, RN, EdD: Expert in health promotion of low-income childbearing-age women

Who Should Attend

  • Junior and mid-level faculty and post-doctoral fellows from health and health-related disciplines who seek federal or other extramural funding for research with underserved populations (low-income, ethnic minority, or other disadvantaged groups)
  • PhD students who have completed 2 or more years of doctoral study

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