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An Environmental Scan of Community Engagement in Health Research
Friday, June 13, 2008 - 12:00pm to Friday, June 13, 2008 - 1:30pm

Community Partner Educational Conference Call Series

An Environmental Scan of Community Engagement in Health Research

Friday, June 13, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.


This event is part of the Community Partner Educational Conference Call Series sponsored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health and the Community Partner Peer Mentoring and Advocacy Workgroups. All calls are free of charge for those dialing in from Canada and the U.S. We especially encourage participation from community members and their academic/institutional partners, but welcome all who are interested in these issues. To sign up for one or more calls, please visit: https://catalysttools.washington.edu/webq/survey/ccphuw/54723.

This call will focus on "An Environmental Scan of Community Engagement in Health Research"

What's the current climate for community engagement in research? As health research funding agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, increase their emphasis on clinical and translational research and CBPR, the question arises: what do we mean by community engagement in research? How are community leaders organizing at local and national levels to impact research priorities, funding and conduct?

Speakers:
Elmer Freeman, Center for Community Health Education, Research, and Service in Boston and a member of the U.S. National Institutes of
Health's Council of Public Representatives
Speaker 2 – To be announced

Moderator: Syed Ahmed, Center for Healthy Communities at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) and a member of the U.S. National Institutes of
Health's Council of Public Representatives