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CCPH-CTSA Member Interest
Group Makes Recommendations for CTSA Community Participation.
The CCPH-CTSA member interest group has submitted recommendations to
strengthen community participation in the annual CTSA community
engagement conferences. Read more here.
Alliance receives CCPH Annual Award!
Selected from a highly competitive group of nominations from Canada,
Australia and US, the Manitoba Research Alliance has for over a decade
been bringing together academics and community organizations to study
and promote solutions to inner city and Aboriginal poverty, ill health
and social exclusion. Click here
Community Leaders from Across the U.S. Call
for Health Research Equity & Impact.
The Community Network for Research Equity & Impact seeks to ensure
that communities have a significant voice in decisions about research
practice and policy, are true partners in research, and fully benefit
from the knowledge gained. Read about its Agenda for Action here.
To read past news, please click here.
Featured Member: Ann-Gel S. Palermo
has worked in the field of public health and medical education with a
principal focus on issues related to social determinants of health
using a community-based participatory research approach, health
outcomes disparities, and healthcare workforce diversity issues.
A community activist researcher, she has served since 1999 as the chair
of the Harlem Community & Academic Partnership (HCAP), a diverse
partnership of community residents, and representatives from community
based organizations, public health and academic organizations with a
community-driven and action-oriented approach to health research and
health policy that is based on the social determinants of health.
To learn more about Ann-Gel and her work, click here. To read about
previous Featured Members, click here.
If you would like to be a Featured Member, or
would like to refer a colleague, please email
Launched in Nov 2009, CES4Health.info
has peer-reviewed and published over 50 diverse products of
community-engaged scholarship including this one: Bridging
the Communication Gap between Providers and Patients by Addressing
Health Literacy in an Urban Immigrant Community
a health literacy toolkit that focuses on medication management in
order to reduce medication errors in an immigrant pediatric urban
community. The toolkit consists of a curriculum aimed at empowering
patients to understand medication management, and a volunteer handbook
that guides volunteer-health-educators, community health workers and
medical providers in the use of this curriculum.
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Us in Chicago
in 2014! Our
next major conference will be held April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago!
Early investors include core partners Northwestern Medicine & the
University of Chicago Medicine and supporting partner, the Adler School
of Professional Psychology. Click here
for the conference page. Click here for a save the date
flyer. Follow the latest conference developments on Twitter. Email us your ideas &
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