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2019 UNC Health Equity Summer Intensive Return to listing



The Health Equity Summer Intensive aligns with the UNC Center for Health Equity Research's mission by creating space for community leaders, health care professionals, and academics to learn new tools for health equity research. This year's theme is on Stakeholder Engagement.

This two day workshop will include interactive trainings on concept mapping as a stakeholder-engaged, participatory method to conduct health equity research. Participants will learn how to conduct concept mapping activities from both a facilitator and participant perspective, using online and in-person approaches.

Registration closes on June 3, 2019.

Who should attend?

  • Academic researchers (pre and post doctoral students, junior faculty, scientists, and staff engaged in health equity research)
  • Community leaders
  • Public policy / public health professionals
  • Health care professionals
  • Members of community based and faith-based organizations
  • Leadership and policy makers
  • Learners interested in health equity research


June 10 (8 - 5pm)

  • Intro to Concept Mapping
  • Affinity Lunch
  • Keynote on Health Equity
  • Concept Mapping Workshop

June 11 (8 - 5pm)

  • Concept Mapping & Data
  • Lunch & Networking
  • Concept Mapping Interpretation
  • Concept Mapping Application

Featured Presenters


  • Lori Carter-Edwards, PhD - Director, Community and Stakeholder Engagement Program (CaSE), NC TraCS

Concept Mapping

  • Jessica G. Burke, PhD, University of Pittsburgh Concept Mapping Institute
  • Jessica R. Thompson, MEd, University of Pittsburgh Concept Mapping Institute


For more information, please email Rachel Quinto cher@unc.edu.

  Location: UNC Health Sciences Library Research Hub, 2nd Floor
  Date: Monday, June 10, 2019 - Tuesday, June 11, 2019
  Time: -
  Sponsor: Social Medicine - UNC Center for Health Equity Research
  Presenters: Lori Carter-Edwards
Jessica G. Burke
Jessica R. Thompson
  Price: Registrant Specific
  Pay Methods:  Credit Card  UNC Account
  Payment Notes: If paying via UNC account, please use the field to enter your chartfield string info. If you have any questions, please email Rachel Quinto at cher@unc.edu.
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Rachel Quinto rachel_quinto@med.unc.edu