2013 Summer Research Institute attendees.

2014 Summer Research Institute

About the Institute

Title: Community-Based Interventions for Underserved Populations
Date: Wednesday, June 11 through Friday, June 13
Time: 8:15 am on June 11 through 12:30 pm on June 13
Location: NUR 4.180 | School of Nursing | 1710 Red River, Austin, TX

Registration: Registration for this event has ended.

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Questions? Call us at (512) 471–9910 or email us at CHPR@mail.nur.utexas.edu

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Institute Registration

Registration: Registration for this event has ended. Online registration closes at noon on June 5th.

Registration Costs

  • Early Bird Registration: $500 | Register between March 28 and April 30
  • Regular Registration: $650 | Register between May 1 and June 5
  • Registration includes materials plus 3 light breakfasts and 2 luncheons.

The last day to receive a full refund is May 28 by 5 pm CST.

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Purpose of the Summer Research Institute

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

  • Community-based research
  • Integrating culture into interventions
  • Grant writing
  • Theoretical frameworks for interventions
  • Bio-behavioral measures
  • Technology use in community research

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Partial List of Summer Research Institute Faculty

  • Sharon Horner, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Expert in school and community-based interventions with rural children
  • Miyong Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Expert in community-partnered health intervention
  • Lynn Rew, EdD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
    Expert in adolescent health & interventions for homeless youth
  • Lorraine Walker, RN, EdD, MPH, FAAN
    Expert in health promotion of low-income childbearing-age women

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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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Tentative Agenda

2014 Summer Research Institute schedule listing the event time and activity
Time Topic/Activity (Wednesday, June 11, 2014)
8:15 Continental Breakfast
8:45 Welcome & Introduction of SRI Faculty and Scholars
9:15 Community-based research & how to get started: Collaborations, focus groups, other strategies
10:30 Break
10:45 Community-based research: A case study
12:00 St. David’s CHPR hosted lunch
1:00 Integrating culture into interventions with underserved communities: Including LGBTQ populations
2:15 Break
2:30 Grant Writing: Part 1 - The process: Building a program of research…funding mechanisms…developing specific aims
4:15 Q&A
4:30 Adjourn
Time Topic/Activity (Thursday, June 12, 2014)
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Theoretical frameworks & program theory for interventions
10:30 Break
10:45 Technology-based community research
12:00 St. David’s CHPR hosted lunchtime presentation: Using technology in community-based research
1:00 Bio-behavioral measures in health promotion research
2:15 Break
2:30 Grant Writing: Part 2 - Critiquing & revising specific aims
4:15 Open session Q and A
4:30 Adjourn
Time Topic/Activity (Friday, June 13, 2014)
8:30 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Grant Writing: Part 3 - Significance, innovation, approach
10:30 Break
10:45 Grant Writing Part 3 - Continued
12:00 Evaluation and Adjournment

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