Recent RCMI News

Drs. Hospital & Howard Visit Our Community Partner, UHI Medical

Last week, our own Dr. Michelle Hospital and Dr. Melissa Howard, #FIURCMI Community Engagement Core Faculty, visited our community partner, @UHImedical, to discuss their Community Research...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Dr. Raymond Balise

The FIU-RCMI Research Infrastructure Core hosted a Research in Progress Seminar entitled, SCAN360: A Web Platform for Studying Cancer, HIV and Other Diseases Across Florida, featuring Dr. Raymond...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Drs. Roberto Lucchini and Michael Anastario

The FIU-RCMI Research Infrastructure Core hosted a Research in Progress Seminar entitled, Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin: An Epidemic Related to Climate Change, featuring Drs. Roberto...

FIU-RCMI Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Townhall Cohosted By City of Miami

The FIU-RCMI Community Engagement Core has been awarded a $199,998 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), as a research supplement to the FIU-RCMI. The...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress featuring Dr. Jason Salemi

Approximately 21 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Series Seminar, Answering the Public Health Professional’s Call To Service: COVID-19 Edition, featuring Dr. Jason...

FIU-RCMI Journal Club featuring Dr. Amanda Pollitt

Approximately 11 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Journal Club, Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Youth, facilitated by Dr. Amanda Pollitt, Assistant Professor of...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress featuring Dr. Natalie Dean

Approximately 46 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Series, COVID-19 Vaccine Evaluation, facilitated by Dr. Natalie Dean, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics...

FIU-RCMI Professional Development Series featuring Dr. Michael Anastario

Approximately 45 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Professional Development Seminar, "The Inductive Analytic Approach in Qualitative Health Research," facilitated by Dr. Michael Anastario. It is...

FIU-RCMI Journal Club featuring Dr. Eric Wagner

Nine researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Journal Club, "The energy crises revealed by COVID: Intersections of Indigeneity, inequity, and health," facilitated by Dr. Eric Wagner. This journal club...

FIU-RCMI Professional Development Workshop featuring Dr. Ronald L. Wasserstein

Fifty-three researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Professional Development Workshop, "Moving to a World Beyond P<0.05," facilitated by Dr. Ronald L. Wasserstein. This information session covered how...

ACE Project Blog

ACE Project Members to Present at ABCT 2021 Annual Conference

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 2021 Annual Conference will take place from November 18th to the 21st in New Orleans, LA. The conference seeks to promote cognitive and...

Marijuana and Alcohol Use Among Adolescents Remains Steady During Pandemic, Vaping Rates Decline

Adolescents reported a record decrease in perceived availability of marijuana and alcohol during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet the use of these substances did not significantly change. Data from the...

Juul Labs Reaches a $40 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Filed By North Carolina

As seen in a New York Times article, multiple lawsuits were filed against Juul Labs, an electronic cigarette company. The company was accused of contributing significantly to the rise in underage...
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