Importance of community engagement: Contributions from Centers for Children's Environmental Healtlh
This presentation will provide an overview of the COTCs and the Centers’ community-engaged research efforts, and highlight their contributions to children’s environmental health. In addition, it will set the stage for presentations from COTC members from three Centers.
Learning Areas:Communication and informatics
Environmental health sciences
Public health or related education
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Describe the strategies in which COTCs foster dialogue among researchers, community partners, and healthcare professionals to ensure research meets the needs of the communities they serve. List benefits and challenges of a required COTC within a research program. Identify the approaches to build environmental health literacy of their selected audiences.
Keyword(s): Environmental Health, Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to be the abstract author for this session because I am currently coordinating the Community Outreach and Translation Cores for the Centers for Children's Environmental Health. In addition, I have been doing work in the area of community-engaged research since working at NIEHS in 1999.
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.