CHEAR Faculty Honored at Annual Department of Pediatrics Awards

CHEAR Faculty Honored at Annual Department of Pediatrics Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Erin Carlton & Dr. Fola Odetola! Both CHEAR Faculty Investigators received awards at the annual Department of Pediatrics award ceremony held virtually on Tuesday, January 10th.

Rising Star Award
This award recognizes an exceptional early-career faculty member (instructor or assistant professor level) whose actions and activities consistently exemplify enthusiasm, commitment, professionalism, and leadership.

Outstanding Contributions in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award
This award honors a faculty member who has made sustained contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion at the division, department or health system level.

Delivering quality research for positive impact on children’s health and well-being


The Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Center at the University of Michigan is one of the largest health services research centers that focuses on children.

Our mission is to advance the health and well-being of all children, adolescents, and families through research and education.

Our vision is to be the leader in unbiased multidisciplinary research and teaching that influences policy and systems to improve health and health care for all children in our communities near and far.

Our values: integrity, respect, collaboration, creativity, excellence, and equity.

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We have moved to NCRC!

We have moved to NCRC!

The Susan B. Meister Child Health Evaluation and Research Center recently made the move from the 6th floor of the North Ingalls Building to the ground floor of the North Campus Research Center. Come visit us and check out our new space!



Training Opportunities at CHEAR

Apply to the CHEAR fellowship. This fellowship provides two years of support for physicians and PhD scientists interested in gaining rigorous training in pediatric health services research. We are now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year. 

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