Week of Events
At this presentation, attendees will learn about the North Carolina Navigating Care for Families and Their Children with Developmental Disabilities (NCNC) project. The NCNC project was funded by HRSA (Health Resources Services Administration) with two primary aims: (1) Enhance screening … Continued
Civic Hackathon: (Visualize) Helping North Carolina Communities Recover from the Impacts of COVID-19
Use your creativity and data analysis skills to create tools for community engagement. Carolina’s first ever Engagement Week will include a week-long civic hackathon competition where students are invited to analyze and visualize data on COVID-19’s health, economic and/or social … Continued
In the presentation, learn about a multi-year collaborative community project. For the past three years, this team has connected with various community members (adults and youth), developed organizational partnerships, and built relationships with stakeholders to implement policy, systems and/or environmental … Continued
Rural Pharmacy Scholars: Offering a Graduate Certificate in Rural Pharmacy Health as a Strategy in Addressing Healthcare Workforce Development
The presentation will focus on the Rural Pharmacy Health Certificate program which has been uniquely offered on the Asheville campus of UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy since 2014. The program requires that Rural Scholars have long-term relationships with pharmacists serving … Continued
Presenters will share descriptions and best practices for effectively conducting community health assessments and community health improvement planning.
This webinar describes inclusive and interdisciplinary models for leadership development. Participants will learn about three team-based leadership initiatives for healthcare providers, healthcare trainees, and community-academic partnerships.
Telling the Stories of Birthing People of Color in the Triangle and Highlighting what Community-Driven Solutions Look Like
Presenters will tell the story of the research collaboration between a UNC Preventive Medicine Resident in the Graduate Certificate for Participatory Research program and a community-based organization supporting birthing people of color in the Triangle, from project conception and design … Continued
The Carolina Hunger Initiative at the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention partnered with the NC Department of Public Instruction on 2021 Summer Nutrition Programs outreach statewide and in rural NC communities. The partnership goal is to increase … Continued
The North Carolina Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Research Team established a collaborative process that implements intentional strategies to fully engage community partners to build the power necessary for shared decision making. The establishment of this collaborative also allows space for … Continued
This presentation will highlight the potential benefits and challenges of engaging schools in new programming during COVID, and how we built a partnership in this context. School district partners/administrators will share their motivation for partnering, how the program aligns with … Continued
This workshop will focus on effective practices for meaningfully and authentically including autistic adults as research partners.
Community partnerships with academic institutions can often be one-sided in favor of the institution. Data mining for the purposes of funding, publications and other benefits have historically been the driving force for these partnerships. Community residents are often left with … Continued
The FFORC (Food, Fitness and Opportunity Research Collaborative) team has been working to recognize the value of multiple forms of communication and dissemination to community partners that extend beyond the written word. One of the team approaches has been to … Continued
How the Lineberger Cancer Center is Advancing Research by Serving the State and Engaging Communities
UNC Lineberger Cancer Center established its Community Outreach and Engagement Office to meaningfully engage the community in its cancer research, clinical care and programmatic efforts to better understand and serve NC's needs. Presenters will showcase innovative ways in which the … Continued
Implementing a Total Worker Health® Approach to Improve Worker Safety and Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Carolina PROSPER Study
Carolina PROSPER was a research study of the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center, a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health-funded, regional education and research center that is part of the UNC Gillings School of … Continued
Cross-Institutional Academic Collaboration to Support Community-Based Substance Use Coalitions in Western NC
Partners from UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Asheville describe a cross-university collaboration in providing technical assistance to substance misuse coalitions in western NC.
This presentation will (1) provide an overview of the Tiny Homes Village Project, (2) discuss strategies used to build and sustain the public-private partnership being used to develop this demonstration project, and (3) discuss preliminary results from a process evaluation … Continued