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Meharry-Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core

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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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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