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The Paul A. Godley Health Equity Research Week (HERW) brings faculty, staff, students and community members together to highlight and encourage health equity research, promote collaboration and networking, and encourage strategic planning and partnerships in the UNC School of Medicine, across UNC’s campus and beyond.

In 2020, the UNC School of Medicine, in collaboration with UNC CHER, held the first Paul A. Godley Health Equity Symposium. In 2023, the symposium is shifting to a research week with expanded opportunities to highlight health equity research from faculty, staff, students. community members and other partners. HERW will include research presentations, panel discussions and a keynote presentation.

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Introduction to Focus Groups

Thu. 8 Jun, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This interactive online workshop will provide an introduction to focus groups, a data collection method used in qualitative research. Attendees will also observe or participate in a mini "mock" virtual focus group session.


  • Focus group methodology
  • Considerations for planning a focus group
  • Development of focus group discussion guides
  • Focus group facilitation skills
  • Tips for conducting virtual focus groups

MaryBeth Grewe, MPH
Engagement and Qualitative Research Specialist
NC TraCS Institute

Simone Frank, MPH
Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist
NC TraCS Institute


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