To date, we've awarded about $57.1 million to support 285 projects through the Engagement Awards program.
In the past month, we approved about $6 million in new awards to support projects including:
- A Louisiana Public Health Institute project that will leverage clinic staff as unique stakeholders in the conduct of research through formal training on research participation, stakeholder engagement, and methods of dissemination.
- An initiative led by the University of Washington to develop The Endometrial Cancer Action Network for African-Americans (ECANA), an organization of stakeholders dedicated to improving outcomes for black women with EC through ongoing patient training and engagement.
- A conference held by The International WAGR Syndrome Association to engage parents and researchers in developing a patient-centered model for research; developing consensus on research questions; and creating educational and awareness materials for use by those touched by this rare genetic condition.
- Four conference sessions organized by HealthInsight aimed at detailing strategies for including family caregivers in primary care teams and promote active engagement of caregivers in decision making and hands-on care for elderly patients.
Posted: February 2015; Updated: May 3, 2018