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Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

CRP: ‘Parent-Based Sleep Education in Autism’ Nov. 4

Nov. 2, 2016—Community Research Partners presents “Parent-Based Sleep Education in Autism: A Community-Academic Research Partnership” from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4.

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Researchers, patients, community members gather to advance engagement in research

Sep. 16, 2016—The recent Advancing the Science of Community Engaged Research Conference in Washington, D.C., hosted by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College, offered both researchers and community stakeholders a forum to rapidly disseminate community engaged research evidence and gain practical knowledge to implement new programs and enhance existing ones.

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Community Engagement Research Proseminar Series April 28–May 24

May. 1, 2016—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance presents the Community Engagement Research Proseminar Series April 28–May 24.

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Mini-grants available for partnerships between community organizations, academic researchers

Nov. 13, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core is pleased to announce a new round of Community Engaged Research Mini-Grants, available for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.

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Event to spur community research projects set for Nov. 7

Nov. 5, 2014—Are you interested in community-driven research, or are you seeking a community research partner? Academic researchers, research students and interested community members are invited to attend an interactive poster session sponsored by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core.

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Listen: Elders save and share wisdom in Vanderbilt interdisciplinary study

Sep. 18, 2014—Life-changing lessons learned from seniors in the Wisdom of the Elders program will be on display at Sarratt Student Center Sept. 26.

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Meeting to discuss ACA enrollment is Sept. 5

Sep. 3, 2014—Staff of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign will share challenges and successes of the first Affordable Care Act open enrollment period and discuss regional and statewide plans for building on that success at “Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment 2.0.”

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Community Research Day set for Sept. 23; poster deadline is Aug. 27

Jul. 30, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core is sponsoring its annual Community Research Day from 8:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, at the offices of the United Way of Metro Nashville, 250 Venture Circle. The event will feature an interactive poster session in which community organizations present research questions and needs and explore possible...

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Health behavior among African American men the subject of May 2 lecture

Apr. 29, 2014—Enjoy a light breakfast and coffee as Leah Alexander, assistant professor at Meharry Medical College, and Raymond Mitchell, director of educational activities for the Association of Tennessee Alphamen, share their experience as collaborators in a community-engaged research effort to understand health behavior among African American men in Tennessee. The event is scheduled from 8:30 to 10 a.m....

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Call for grant review panel members for community engaged research project

Mar. 21, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance is seeking reviewers for its 15-year anniversary grants, which include partnership development and community-engaged research pilot grants.

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Scholarship info session for community-engaged research March 6

Feb. 26, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core will host a “Community Scholars Information Session” Thursday, March 6, from noon to 1:15 p.m. at the Meharry Vanderbilt Alliance, 1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Blvd., Nashville. The program provides support for two graduate or post-graduate trainees. Each will receive a scholarship of $5,000 to integrate community-engaged research principles and...

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African American women and pre-diabetic outcomes topic of meeting March 7

Feb. 25, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core is hosting its monthly Community Research Partners meeting Friday, March 7. Join us for a light breakfast and coffee to hear about findings from a recently completed clinical trial involving pre-diabetic African American women. Presenters will share new findings about group biology as well as outcomes from a CBPR...

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