Edward Caldwell, MPH, CHW

Health Professions Coordinator, Region 3

Edward is the Health Professions Coordinator of the NNLM South Central Region (SCR). Before joining the NNLM SCR, Edward served as an Outreach Education Coordinator for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. In this role, he scheduled, coordinated, and managed all outreach events for the Cancer Prevention Institution of Texas Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Grant. He implemented a health promotion program and created the sustainability plan for three historically black colleges and universities in East Texas. He helped establish a food insecurity program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler campus to better serve the underserved population. Edward holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler.

Classes I Teach

Event Title Summary
Connecting Climate Change, Mosquitoes, and Community Health Join this fast-paced webinar to learn about the connection between NASA climate change science, citizen science observations, and mosquito-borne disease, including cutting edge research related to machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Navajo Nation and a story of Diné resilience
Making the Most Out of Your Grant Application Applying for a grant can be stressful and intimidating at times.  This webinar is designed to demystify the grant application process. From understanding the parts of the grant to completing the details of the budget, this webinar provides all information needed to prepare clear goals, objectives, a competitive project proposal. Participants will learn where to find available funding, important documents to include in the proposal, where to go for data to support the proposal, how the application is scored, and post-award reporting requirements.
New Media, New Advocacy: How Racial Bias Is Being Tackled In Medicine This talk will dive into the history of various health disparities that exist in medicine, discuss how they manifest in practice, and examine the new ways in which students, organizations, and hospitals are tackling racial bias in medicine.
The Development of the National Community Health Worker Survey to Advance Professional Identity, Policy Leadership, and Organizational Capacity A CHW leader in the development of the project will walk the audience through the strategy and implementation of this national survey.
Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Food Sovereignty in the Chickasaw Nation A concise description of the class. This information appears on the "available now" section of the website
Use of podcasts to reduce misinformation in the time of COVID-19: A collaboration of librarians, healthcare providers, and community organizations Learn about a project funded by the All of Us Research Program and the National Library of Medicine showcasing the use of podcasts to promote health literacy and inform the Latinx community about relevant health topics, during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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