Leveling the surface for facilitating research literacy and co-production of knowledge in a Latino community-university partnership
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe a method for engaging community members in conducting research in their community. Identify critical features of the process of collaboration that builds capacity for research, inquiry, and empowerment in a Latino community.
Keyword(s): Health Disparities, Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Associate Professor in Anthropology and Director of the Gaston Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy. Formerly Associate Professor in the School of Public Health, UMass Amherst. NIH grant recipient. Extensive experience and peer reviewed papers on community health, specifically focused on the Latino community.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.