Partnering with Community to Improve Health


Mary Brown Walker, DHA, MSN-APN

Director of Nursing, Friend Family Health Center

Claire Kohrman, PhD

Consultant, Community Research and Training

Summary of Session Goals:

1. Define Community-Placed, Community-Based, and Community-Engaged Research
2. Discuss benefits and challenges of community-engaged research
Outline steps necessary to develop and implement community-engaged research
3. Consider examples of different types of community-engaged research projects and their impact

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the importance, challenges, and benefits of community-engaged research

2. Recognize the differences and similarities between community-engaged, community-based, community-based participatory, and patient-engaged research.

3. Identify the actions needed to develop and implement community-engaged research

A live webcast sponsored by:

AllianceChicago and Clinical Directors Network, Inc. (CDN)
This webcast is funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award (6043-ACCH)


Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT


Partnering with Community to Improve Health (PDF)

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