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Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

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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Meeting explores CERC’s Give-Get Grid

Feb. 20, 2014—At a recent Community Research Partners meeting hosted by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC), Bruce Behringer MPH, deputy commissioner for Continuous Improvement and Training for the Tennessee Department of Health, spoke on the value of the ‘Give-Get Grid.’

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Funding opportunity available for academic-community partnerships

Jan. 30, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core invites proposals for activities that promote on-going, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.

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Alliance’s patient engagement efforts lauded

Jan. 30, 2014—The Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core received national recognition for its development of community review boards to strengthen patient-centered research.

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Community Research Day brings area agencies together

Nov. 7, 2013—The first Community Research Day, sponsored by the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and the Meharry-Vanderbilt Community-Engaged Research Core, was held Tuesday at the MetroCenter headquarters of United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.

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Community involvement aids translational research

Apr. 4, 2013—As Carla Sevin, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt, began the process of writing a recent grant proposal, she was stumped.

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