3062.0 Engaging Communities in Research: Best Practices

Monday, October 29, 2012: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Participatory models of research, in which communities are actively engaged in the research process through partnerships with academic institutions and/or other trained experts, are central to the national prevention research agenda. This session will focus on research projects that utilize community-based participatory research (CBPR) or other frameworks to ensure community engagement in research planning, implementation and dissemination. Panelists will highlight effective methods of engaging community members, research designs that foster community participation, and evaluation of community engagement successes.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify key principles of community-based or community-engaged research 2. Explain specific strategies for engaging communities in research through participatory processes 3. Describe current projects that use participatory processes
Johanna M. Hinman, MPH, CHES
Johanna M. Hinman, MPH, MCHES

Using Community Based Participatory Research to Strengthen the Health of Rural, Low-Income Families
Mili Duggal, MPH, PGDHM, Bonnie Braun, PhD, Elizabeth Maring, PhD and Hoda Sana, MPH
Perceptions and barriers to clinical trials participation among African-American men and women in a faith-based community in the south
Otis Owens, MPH, Dawnyea Jackson, PhD candidate, Tracey Thomas, MA, MS, Daniela B. Friedman, Msc, PhD and James R. Hebert, ScD
Beliefs and Attitudes About Sleep among Community-Dwelling Black Men
Abhishek Pandey, MD, Dmitriy Gekhman, Prince Odigie, Chelsea Jin, Josue Roseus, Mirnova Ceide, MD and Girardin Jean-Louis, PhD
A multi-method approach for evaluating a model of and capturing variation in CBPR partnerships
Nina Wallerstein, DrPH, Bonnie Duran, DrPH, Malia Villegas, Ed.D, Andrew Sussman, PhD, Cynthia Pearson, PhD, Emily White Hat, JD, Julie Lucero, MPH, PhD, John Oetzel, PhD and Maya Magarati, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)