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CHEER aims to promote interdisciplinary and inter-institutional collaboration with researchers and community members throughout Memphis. In an effort to promote health equity and educate members of the community, CHEER hosts monthly seminars at locations throughout the city. These seminars feature speakers from a variety of backgrounds who are working to eliminate health disparities. CHEER seminars invite the community, students, researchers, health professionals, and all who are interested to attend our seminars. The seminars are free and open to the public.

Date Topic Presenter
9.28.13 Bridges to Health Summit  
3.12.13 Controlled Substance Symposium Mitchell Mutter, MD, FACC - facilitator
Date Seminar Presenter
12.8.12 Getting Ahead, How does Education Affect My Health? Dr. Michelle Taylor
3.30.12 Effect of an INSIGHT Depression Intervention for Caregivers of Hemodialysis Patients Description Dr. Mona Wicks
2.24.12 Translational Research: The Road from Efficacy to Equity Ana V. Diez-Roux, MD, PhD, MPH
2.12.12 Faith-Based Health and Wellness Mobilization  Dr. Michael O. Minor
1.20.12 Childhood Obesity Dr. Patricia Cowan
Date Seminar Presenter
12.6.11 The Crisis Center and Memphis Mental Health Resources Mike LaBonte
11.18.11 Comparison of Fresh Food Access in the US and Denmark: Exploring Complementary Public Policy and Private Lifestyles   Dr. Sharon Bush Pedersen
10.28.11 No Cheese. No Trust, No Blood: African American Men and Healthcare Dr. Jerry Watson
9.21.11 Earned Benefits Workshop and Free Eligibility Assessments Katherine McDaniel
5.25.11 Black and Blue: Depression in the African American Community Dr. Altha Stewart
4.29.11 Results from the Partnership for Asthma Trigger-Free Homes (PATH) Study Dr. Cheryl Golden
3.25.11 Memphis Healthy Churches: A Health and Wellness Promotion Program Patria Johnson
2.25.11 The Promise of Health Equity: Advancing the Discussion to Eliminate Disparities in the 21st Century Dr. Bonnie Duran
1.21.11 Improving Genetic Health Literacy Using Community-Based Approaches  Dr. Vicki Park
Date Seminar Presenter
12.10.10 YOUR Blessed Health: Mobilizing the Church to Confront HIV Dr. Latrice Pichon and Ms. Bettina
11.12.10 Project 38108: Raising Infant Mortality Awareness through Theater Lillie Thomas &
Project 38109
10.22.10 I'm A Survivor: African American Women Overcoming Breast Cancer Dr. Barbara Davis
9.17.10 Housing Policies and Health Disparities: The Criminal Connection Drs. Richard Janikowski and
Phyllis Betts
8.20.10 CBPR: Definition and Description Dr. Leon Caldwell
7.23.10 A Faith-Based Message: HIV and the Church Dr. Noel Hutchison
6.18.10 Connect to Protect: HIV Prevention in 38106 Andrea Williams
5.14.10 Preventing Infant Mortality: The Blues Project  Dr. Kimberly Lamar
4.27.10 The Mayor's View on the MED and Health Disparities Mayor Joe Ford
4.23.10 H2D and Health Disparities Dr. Rani Whitfield
2.19.10 Lessons from PATH" Challenges in CBPR Dr. Golden
May 26, 2022