Friday, March 25, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Albert Sherman Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Thanks for a great symposium! This website features the following materials from the Symposium:
- Keynote presentation by Carolyn M. Jenkins, MS, MSN, LD, RD, APRN-BC, DrPH, FAAN, Professor, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina
- Selected Breakout Session presentations and the complete list of Breakout Sessions with descriptions
- Selected Posters and the complete list of Poster Session presentations with abstracts
- Speaker Biographies
View videos of selected sessions:
- Keynote presentation: "Translation Research: Where are our Communities?"
- "Improving Community Health through an Innovative Collaboration between Academics and Practitioners through the Worcester Academic Health Department"
- "Creative Approaches to Building Community Research Partnerships: Resources and Collaborations"
The 5th Annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium is part of the five-campus clinical and translational science movement across the University of Massachusetts. It is sponsored by the UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) Community Engagement and Research Section.
Goal of the Symposium: To build our shared capacity to address health issues in communities throughout Massachusetts by creating opportunities for people to meet each other, learn more about each other’s work and interests, and make connections and plan for future collaborative work.
Audience: Community leaders, faculty and staff from all five UMass campuses and other organizations and institutions interested in partnered research.
The UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science is part of a national Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) led by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). This Symposium is supported through grant number UL1TR001453-01. Questions? Contact CommunityEngagement@umassmed.edu.