This webinar focused on engaging underrepresented communities, such as Marshallese and Hispanic faith communities and African immigrants, in research which remains a critical step in efforts to improve health outcomes and reduce health care disparities. A select group of Engagement Awardees presented their work and shared challenges and successful strategies that have been utilized in engaging individuals from these communities in research. This webinar was open to the public and registration was required.
About the Webinar Series
The "Engagement Awardee Lunch and Learn" webinar series is an initiative created to provide a platform for Engagement Awardees to share success stories, lessons learned, and strategies for engagement across Awardee communities. Topics will vary and are designed to reach a broad array of stakeholders, offering innovative approaches to consider in real-world engagement and partnership development/maintenance.
Keneshia Bryant-Moore, PhD, APRN, RN, Project Lead
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
- FAITH Network Research Advocates
- 2020 Community Campus Partnership Conference to Address Health Disparities
- Development of the Arkansas Faith-Academic Initiatives for Transforming Health (FAITH) Network
Jen Brown, MPH, Project Lead
Jhmira Alexander, MPA, Other Project Lead
Project: Engaging Community Media to Disseminate Research Evidence to Communities Experiencing Health Disparities
Chioma Nnaji, MED, MPH, Project Lead
Multicultural AIDS Coalition
Project: Establishing a Patient-Led African Immigrant Health Research Consortium