Recent RCMI News

2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants Awarded

The 2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants have been awarded! Over the next couple of months, we will highlight the recipients and their projects. The first pilot grant awardee we would like to introduce...

FIU-RCMI Team Attends the Best Practice Summit

On May 26th, members of our FIU-RCMI team attended the Best Practices Summit on Outreach, Recruitment, & Retention at the FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, hosted by Latinos Salud, member of...

FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar Series featuring Dr. Eric Garland

Approximately 30 FIU researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar Series featuring guest speaker Dr. Eric Garland, Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the...

FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar Series featuring Dr. Karen Chartier

Approximately 35 FIU researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar Series featuring guest speaker Dr. Karen Chartier, Associate Professor in Virginia Commonwealth...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring the ACE Project

The FIU-RCMI ACE Project Team presented their progress to over 30 FIU researchers during the FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar. Dr. Elisa Trucco, ACE Project Co-PI, presented on the background...

FIU-RCMI Team Visits Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative

Drs. Eric Wagner (FIU-RCMI PI), Adriana Campa (Leader of the Community Engagement Core), Sofia Fernandez (Coordinator of the Investigator Development Core), and Melissa Ward-Peterson (Coordinator...

FIU-RCMI Advanced Statistics Workshops featuring Dr. James Jaccard

Dr. James Jaccard, Professor at the NYU Silver School of Social Work and author of Theory Construction and Model-Building Skills: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists (2010, Guilford Press),...

Dr. Mary Jo Trepka Recognized as One of FIU’s 2019 Top Scholars

Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, Leader of the FIU-RCMI Investigator Development Core, was recognized as one of FIU's 2019 Top Scholars. Awardees are recognized for groundbreaking contributions in research and...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Dr. Thomas Brandon

Over 25 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Dr. Thomas Brandon, Senior Member of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Professor of Psychology at University of...

FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar featuring guest speaker Dr. Vetta Thompson

Over 50 FIU researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar featuring guest speaker Dr. Vetta Thompson, E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Diversity at Washington...

ACE Project Blog

ReACH Lab Director Featured on Podcast Episode “Planet of the Vapes”

Dr. Elisa Trucco, director of the ReACH Lab and co-principal investigator of the ACE Project, continues to educate the public on the truth behind vaping, this time being featured on “The Forum”...

ACE Project and M-DCPS: The Parent Academy Seminar

In collaboration with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Family Support Services, the ACE Project team created an English and Spanish online presentation for The Parent Academy. Dr. Elisa...

Why Vaping is so Dangerous for Teens

Traditional cigarette use has been highly researched, with thousands of studies detailing health risks and pathways to nicotine dependence. As a society, there is nothing unknown to fear in regards...

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