Co-sponsored by the Duke Center for Research to Advance Healthcare Equity and the Center for Community and Population Health Improvement, the Health Disparities Research Works in Progress (RWIP) is a seminar series that occurs on the first and third Mondays of each month from September-June from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m (see below for current schedule). These interactive seminars and workshops feature talks from junior and senior faculty investigators about current research and projects in development. The seminars include opportunities for questions and feedback from attendees. For information about the location, the presenters, and the topics for RWIP, please refer to the table below. To subscribe or unsubscribe to our listserv:

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March 16, 2020Melissa Kay, PhD
Research Scholar
Duke Global Health Institute
REACH Equity IDC Career Development Scholar
Feasibility of Delivering a Digital Intervention to Increase Diet Quality Among WIC RecipientsWebex only
April 6, 2020
Audrey Blewer, PhD
Medical Instructor
Family Medicine and Community Health

Meredith Sooy
Pediatrics Primary Care
Improving Racial and Ethic Inequities for Layperson Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Patients with Complex Heart Disease and Outcomes Related to Racial and Social Isolation
Webex only
April 20, 2020Nia Mitchell, MD
Assistant Professor
Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Duke Cancer Institute
Health Disparities and Obesity in the Underserved
Webex only
May 4, 2020Clarissa Diamantidis, MD
Associate Professor, General Internal Medicine
Assistant Professor, Population Health Sciences
Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Acute Kidney Injury Incidence and Outcomes Following Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (angioplasty with stent)Webex only
May 18, 2020No RWIP Seminar REACH Equity 2020 ColloquiumWebex only
June 1, 2020Charmaine Royal, PhD
Associate Professor
African & African American Studies; Biology; Family Medicine & Community Health;
Associate Research Professor
Duke Global Health Institute
TBAWebex only
June 15, 2020Year in ReviewTBD