2021 Symposium

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our second annual symposium! Symposium recordings are now available through our youtube @HDRatUCR or the "magic link" provided via email.

Access all the recordings of our HDR Annual Symposium:

Click here to review the full playlist or access your magic link via email to review all the content.


Thank you for joining us!


This research symposium will be an opportunity for UCR campus community researchers and community members to learn about the center, our mission, and current research that is taking place.


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Interpretes estaran disponibles el dia del evento. 

Symposium Schedule

February 25, 2021 

12:45 - 1:00 pm Co-Directors Welcome
1:00 - 2:00 pm Research from the community
2:00 - 2:10 pm Introductory Remarks
2:10 - 2:50 pm 2021 HDR Awardees: Lightning Session
3:00 - 4:00 pm Keynote Speaker Presentation: Rupa Marya, M.D.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Open Discussion: Integrating Structural Racism into our Work

February 26, 2021

8:50 - 9:00 am Opening Session - Co-Directors
9:00 - 10:10 am

Concurrent Sessions: 

  • Addressing Health Disparities in the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Challenges and Solutions to Research During the Pandemic: HDR Projects
  • Childhood Asthma and the Salton Sea: Lessons Learned 
10:20 - 11:20 am

Concurrent Sessions:

  • HDR Student Panel
  • Brainstorming Session on Covid-19 Messaging: Individual vs Community Wellness
  • 2020 HDR Awardees: Lightning Session
11:30 - 12:30 pm Presentation: RCMI Panel
12:30 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 pm


  1. LGBTQ - Cultural Competency in Healthcare 
  2. Story Maps: From a Community Engaged Research Perspective
2:40 - 3:30 pm Keynote Speaker Presentation: Keith Murphy, LPC, LCADC, M.A.

2021 Program Brochure

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2021 Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers 2021

Rupa Marya, M.D. and Keith Murphy, M.A., LPC, LCADC

Rupa Marya is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a co-founder of the Do No Harm Coalition, a group of healthcare workers committed to changing social structures. Her work with the coalition, focuses on the health impacts of police violence and the legacies of colonialism globally.

Keith Murphy is a licensed professional counselor and licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor. He has over 18 years of experience in helping those who struggle with addiction and other major life issues rebuild their lives. In his present role as a Recovery Counselor, Keith has been tasked to help the students in the College Recovery Program develop skills for recovery and life in college and beyond.



2021 Symposium Recordings

Thank you to everyone who attended our first virtual symposium; it was a major success. If you registered for the conference, feel free to use the "magic link" provided by Expopass to access the conference and all the supplemental material that was provided. The conference videos are also available on our YouTube channel, HDR at UCR. If you have any troubles accessing the recordings or Expopass, please do not hesitate to reach out to our team at: Sarah Garibay or Selina Hernandez