community engaged research
- -University Of Miami School Of Medicine
Southeast Florida is a lighthouse for people living with spinal cord injury (SCI), and also a locus of risk for climate hazards such as hurricanes and flooding. An understanding of climate hazard needs and experiences in people with SCI can inform solutions that, if fit to the needs of this community, will readily scale laterally and vertically. This presentation will discuss the results of a
- January 11, 2022
Doug Lindsay describes the battle with his own rare disease. Now, he advocates for others. With over a decade spent trying to understand the rare disease that kept him bedridden for most of his 20s, Doug Lindsay learned to become his own advocate. For years he dedicated himself to investigating his symptoms and seeking help from a variety of specialists in hopes of finding answers. Eventually
- Yale University
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and its Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) has had great success addressing the issue of minority participation in clinical trials. Two elements that are key to the successes at Yale are electronic health record strategies and community engagement, through the Cultural Ambassador program (partnership between Yale, the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
- University Of Southern California
This poster outlines and explains the purpose, strategies, and results associated with the VaccinateLA initiative, an interdisciplinary, multimedia health campaign designed to improve vaccination rates in high-disparity communities around Los Angeles, California.
- October 25, 2021Episode Summary: Dr. Tara Mehta and her partners at Urban Initiatives talk about their efforts to improve children’s mental health by teaching recreational staff how to promote social-emotional learning during recess. Featured Researchers & Partners: Tara Mehta, PhD Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology Department of Psychiatry, UIC College of Medicine Consultant, CCTS Community Engagement &
- October 25, 2021
The de Beaumont Foundation recently recognized Chao Yang of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Minnesota as one of the “40 under 40 in Public Health.” Yang is the Assistant Director of CTSI's Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) function. The award recognizes leaders in public health who are improving the health of
- October 04, 2021
Efforts to educate and promote the COVID-19 vaccine continue and rates have gone up, but there are still communities struggling to get vaccinated. Whether low vaccination rates are due to misinformation or lack of accessibility, it has become apparent that not all communities in the U.S. are suffering in the same ways from the COVID-19 pandemic. Several groups in California have made it their
- The toolkit comprises a set of power point slide sets (modules) intended to serve as a resource for persons delivering presentations aiming to heighten and facilitate older adult inclusion in clinical and translational research.
The PATIENTS Program of University of Maryland outlines the core principles of Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and how it can be applied to a diverse older adult population.
- Harvard Medical School
Community engagement in research creates trust between academic researchers and communities and, ultimately, improves community health. To bolster this partnership, Harvard Catalyst has created Community-Engaged Research, an online course designed for both researchers and community members running October 13-December 17. This course will help researchers like you build trusting relationships with
- July 18, 2021
With funding from CTSI, University of Minnesota researchers worked with local Indigenous community partners to develop evidence-based and culturally appropriate COVID-19 resources, creating three distinct fact sheets on staying healthy and staying connected during the pandemic. The project, “Helping Indigenous communities stay connected in light of COVID-19,” was conducted by the Memory Keepers
- University Of Southern California
From the University of Southern California CTSI, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles:
- May 26, 2021Researchers with University of Iowa Health Care are working to identify ways to overcome access issues among migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
- -Emory UniversityHosted by the Georgia CTSA Community Engagement program, our 5th biennial forum celebrates translational research collaborations & partnerships. One Georgia: Advancing Health Equity Amidst a New Normal From Bench to Bedside to Curbside: Closing Health Equity Gaps Means All Hands on Deck Register Now! The Agenda includes: Challenges and Potential for Improving Health Equity with Digital Health – Dr
- March 30, 2021
A group of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are developing a smartphone app to help parents in under-resourced communities detect severe tooth decay in their kids with the help of a new NIH grant. The idea to leverage smartphones came directly from the community through a Community-Based Participatory Research Pipeline-to-Pilot project funded by the University of
- March 26, 2021How would you react if someone started a conversation by saying what was wrong with you and your family? Probably not well. And that’s exactly what health researchers often do, when they try to talk to community members, said Maghboeba Mosavel, Ph.D, an associate professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine’s Department of Health Behavior and Policy. “We go into communities
- Virginia Commonwealth UniversityThe VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research provides professional development support to early career faculty. In 2020 and 2021 the center offered a three-part Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Seminar Series, allowing VCU junior faculty and researchers to receive training in CEnR – to help them apply the principles of CEnR to their own clinical and translational research. Now a
- March 11, 2021
One could say she has community in her heart. Rev. Dr. Paulette Sankofa, EdD, grew up in the St. Louis West End and remembers the tight community connections, particularly among older adults that was commonplace at that time. It is this sense of community and respect for seniors instilled as a young child that has shaped much of her life’s work. Today, Sankofa is the founder and executive director
About the Job The CEARCH Assistant Director builds and nurtures relationships across different communities and the University; works collaboratively with the CEARCH Management Council, CEARCH leadership, and CTSI faculty and staff to develop, lead and sustain community-engaged research initiatives, programs and activities; and manages a portfolio of operations, projects and collaborations
- -Virginia Commonwealth University
Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research introduces a new three-part seminar series to train early career faculty and researchers in community engaged research. The series hopes to increase the number of junior faculty and researchers who comprehend CEnR and apply CEnR principles to their research. The first cycle of the series will occur on second Thursdays this December, January and
- November 09, 2020
Pediatrician uses listening sessions to understand and address questions As the entire country eagerly awaits a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, the issue of vaccine hesitancy is particularly relevant. Pediatrician Joshua Williams has been studying vaccine hesitancy in order to understand and address the questions religious Coloradans have.
- October 19, 2020
Emily Zimmerman, Ph.D., M.S., MPH, wrote the book on community engaged research – literally. Released in March, “Researching Health Together: Engaging Patients and Stakeholders, From Topic Identification to Policy Change” features a collection of experiences from researchers across the country, sharing how and why their projects are designed to engage the community. The Wright Center sat down with
- -Georgetown University
GHUCCTS leaders and Community Advisory Board (CAB) members join together to facilitate this webinar that focuses on engaging and integrating diverse populations in research. This webinar is a part of the Translational Science 2020 Experience, hosted by the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). Webinar Summary: People define themselves through multiple cultural identities
- September 22, 2020
A mother and her three preschool-age children ran out of food as they self-isolated in rural Washington County, awaiting COVID-19 test results. They were far from a grocery store and had no transportation. The next day, on a hot July 2 afternoon, a volunteer pulled into their driveway to deliver emergency food aid. As the last box of food was placed on the doorstep, one of the children shouted
- Vanderbilt University Medical CenterThe Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC) at the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) works to bring together academic researchers and community members to improve community health and healthcare through community-engaged research. The Community Engagement (CE) Studio is one of the unique services developed by CERC to further this mission. The CE
- August 25, 2020Nation’s Most Comprehensive Whole-Genome Screening Program Will Advance Inclusive Precision Medicine Across UCSF Health UC San Francisco scientists have launched a precision medicine initiative to offer free voluntary whole genome sequencing to all UCSF Health patients – making it the most comprehensive program of its kind in the nation. The goal of the initiative, called the UCSF 3D Health Study
- University Of Illinois At Chicago
About the Program
The popular CIRTification program is now available for implementation at the institutional level. CIRTification is a free, web-based human research protections training program tailored specifically to the needs and roles of community research partners.
- -Wake Forest University Health SciencesSave the Date for this Virtual Conference! September 22-23, 2020 - Tuesday, September 22: 9:45 AM - 12:20 PM - Wednesday, September 23: 9:45 AM - 12:45 PM The Wake Forest School of Medicine Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WFSM CTSI) will host the 10th Annual Summit on September 22-23, 2020. The Summit will be abbreviated and held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Upon
- July 22, 2020
Viruses may be colorblind, but the more we understand COVID-19, the worse it seems to get for Black, Hispanic and Native American Minnesotans. "It really goes back to social determinants of health," says Mayo Clinic's Dr. Mark Wieland. "People from minority households and immigrant households are more likely to live in multi-generational homes, more likely to have to go to work as essential