Illinois Institute of Technology – Doctoral Student
Arryn Guy, MS, was awarded funding via the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards program to conduct community-based participatory research addressing HIV and serious mental illness in the African-American community. As a project lead, she managed a $21,000 study budget; coordinated with university administrators and issued payments to all team members; led and managed a team of 11 researchers and community members; conducted quantitative and qualitative statistical analyses; and disseminated research findings both in academic domains, such as journals and conferences, and more directly to community members. She is currently a fifth-year clinical psychology doctoral candidate and aims to continue using community-based participatory research methods to address the needs of patients.
Involvement with PCORI
Engagement Award: Training and Development to Engage African American Patients with Mental Illness as Research Leaders – Project Coordinator/Manager