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Our mission: To improve health in Massachusetts by developing and nurturing community engaged research that is fostered through equitable partnerships between our UMass campuses and their communities.

Community Engagement and Research Section Leadership Team

Meet our Faculty

Stephenie Lemon Stephenie Lemon, PhD, MS
Director
Stephenie.Lemon@umassmed.edu
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Ira Ockene Ira S. Ockene, MD
Co-Director
Ira.Ockene@umassmed.edu
       
    Suzanne Cashman Suzanne Cashman, ScD
former Co-Director
Suzanne.Cashman@umassmed.edu
       

Meet our Support Staff

Karen Del'Olio Karen Del'Olio, MPH
Coordinator, Community Engagement and Research Section
Karen.Del'Olio@umassmed.edu

Barbara Estabrook Barbara Estabrook, MSPH, CHES
Coordinator, Worcester Community-Based Research Network
Barbara.Estabrook@umassmed.ed

 


Our work is guided by our Community Academic Advisory Panel

Contact Us:
UMCCTS Community Engagement and Research Section
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA 01655

Phone: (508) 856-8106 

Email: communityengagement@umassmed.edu
Website: www.umassmed.edu/ccts/community