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New Connections Research Spotlight: Adolfo Cuevas

Community psychologist Adolfo Cuevas is committed to uncovering why people of color in the U.S. have poorer health than their white counterparts.

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New Connections Research Spotlight: Angela Heads

For psychologist Angela Heads, prevention is the best intervention. Her health disparities research focuses on how to prevent people from engaging in risky health behaviors in an attempt to mitigate health gaps between populations.

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Webinar Recording: NIH Grant Review Simulation

During this webinar, we simulated a National Institutes of Health (NIH) and/or private foundation grant review using applications prepared by New Connections Network members.

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Webinar: Further Research Funding and Training Opportunities for New Connections Network Members

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections program webinar is now available as a recording.

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New Connections Research Spotlight: Antwan Jones

“Sometimes socio-economic mobility does not have positive effects on health,” Antwan Jones says, explaining his recent research on how parental socio-economic status affects childhood obesity risk.

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New Connections Research Spotlight: Joseph B. Richardson, Jr.

When Joseph Richardson and his colleagues approached VICE News, they had one goal in mind: create a discussion about gun violence that included people of color.

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Webinar: Tenure and Promotion in Academia

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections program will be hosting a webinar on July 10, 2018 at 2 pm EST.

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Twitter Chat: “A Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality”

New Connections will be facilitating a Twitter chat on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 2-3 p.m. (ET), entitled “A Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality.”

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New Connections Research Spotlight: Melody Goodman

Last fall, New Connections alumna Melody Goodman (Cohort 2) published her first book, Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice .

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