Free Film Viewing: Chicago at the Crossroad


Chicago at the Crossroad opens a rare historical window into the systematic creation of communities in American cities designed to strategically segregate cities by race. And how does a city heal from the decades of heartbreak and pain? A feature documentary filmed over the course of 15 years, Chicago at the Crossroad answers those questions, … Continue reading Free Film Viewing: Chicago at the Crossroad

Sinai Urban Health Institute and DePaul University Faculty Research Fellowship Program


Now accepting applications for the 2020 SUHI-DePaul Research Fellows program! Information & Networking Session Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CDT Conference Room 2201 (22nd Floor) 55 East Jackson, Loop Campus Join us for an informational session about the Fellowship Program. Dr. Fernando De Maio, the 2019 DePaul Faculty Fellow, and Dr. … Continue reading Sinai Urban Health Institute and DePaul University Faculty Research Fellowship Program

Taking Risks to Achieve Equity featuring Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah


Fernando De Maio, PhD serves as the Co-Director of the Center for Community Health Equity, a collaboration between DePaul University and Rush University.  Dr. De Maio is a sociologist specializing in the social determinants of health.  Much of his work has revolved around the “income inequality hypothesis”, an idea that suggests that our health is … Continue reading Taking Risks to Achieve Equity featuring Dr. Fernando De Maio and Dr. Raj Shah

Facilitating Collective Impact: Building the Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health


The Chicago-based Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health (CIMH) aims to foster a collaborative, community-based and research-informed initiative that is a partnership between individuals regardless of immigration status, mental health practitioners, community organizers, researchers, advocates, and allies. As Co-Founder of CIMH, Dr. Ferrera will discuss the impetus of its formation and the ways in which the … Continue reading Facilitating Collective Impact: Building the Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health