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CPHR student, Lauren Powell, receives supplemental grant from NIH NIMHD through CHEIR

Date Posted: September 24, 2013

Lauren Powell, a Ph.D. student in the CPHR program on the Worcester campus, has received a supplemental grant from NIH/NIMHD through CHEIR. The project is an extension of the work of CHEIR community engagement core independent project, which is developing a series of storytelling videos of diverse research participants describing their experiences. Her 1 year proposal will include developing a survey measure of ‘research literacy’ and conducting a small trial that will test the impact of our storytelling videos on changes in research literacy among diverse participants.