In this webinar, PCORI-funded research teams shared practical tips and guidance for establishing partnerships between researchers and community-based organizations. Presenters discussed ways that community-based organizations can prepare for engagement in patient-centered research and share lessons learned that will be valuable to researchers for engaging with local organizations.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants would be able to

  • Describe actionable tips for community-based organizations to prepare for and participate in research
  • Describe actionable tips for researchers to identify and prepare to partner with community organizations
  • Explain the value that community organizations can bring to research team

Featured Projects & Speakers

Nueva Vida Intervention: Improving QOL in Latina Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Caregivers

A Patient-Centered Framework to Test the Comparative Effectiveness of Culturally and Contextually Appropriate Program Options for Latinos with Diabetes from Low-Income Households

  • Janet Page-Reeves, MA, PhD
    Anthropologist and Research Assistant Professor, Office for Community Health
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico 
  • Lidia Regino
    Program Director, Officer for Community Health
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico

Webinar Materials

Video (above): Improving Quality of Life for Latina Women with Breast Cancer
A PCORI-funded study is testing whether culture-based support groups improve care and outcomes for Hispanic cancer survivors and their families. Click here to watch the video with audio narration.

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