Challenging Issues in Community Health:
The Role of Research

Friday, November 30, 2012; 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Hoagland Pincus Conference Center, Shrewsbury, MA



Posters from Community Agencies and Researchers
Posters with full abstracts

Ira S. Ockene, MD
Director, CCTS Community Engagement and Research Section
David and Barbara Milliken Professor of Preventive Cardiology

Katherine Luzuriaga, MD
Director, UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Keynote: Research with Communities to Improve Health and Reduce Health Disparities
Elmer Freeman, MSW, PhD (c) Executive Director
Center for Community Health Education Research & Service, Inc.

Panel Discussion: Making it Happen!
Elena Carbone, DrPH, RD, UMass Amherst
Laura Hayman, PhD, RN, FAAN, UMass Boston
Chioma Nnaji, MPH, MEd, Multicultural AIDS Coalition and UMass Medical School
Milagros C. Rosal, PhD, UMass Medical School
Moderator: Elmer Freeman, MSW, PhD (c)

Breakout Sessions

Integrating Community Engaged Research into the Patient-Centered Medical Home
Toni McGuire, RN, MPH, Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center
Carole Upshur, EdD, UMass Medical School

Dissemination: Challenges and Successes in Working with Communities
Carl Fulwiler, MD, PhD, UMass Medical School
Marie Hobart, MD, Community Healthlink

Increasing Study Recruitment and Retention: Working with Communities to Use Social Media
Leland Ackerson, ScD, MPH, UMass Lowell
Cynthia Ferrara, PhD, UMass Lowell

Paths to Obtaining Funding for Community Engaged Research
Laura Hayman, PhD, RN, FAAN, UMass Boston - Slides
Stephenie Lemon, PhD, UMass Medical School - Slides

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