Friday, March 9, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, MA

Save the date! The keynote speaker will be Renée Boynton-Jarrett, MD, ScD, a practicing primary care pediatrician at Boston Medical Center, a social epidemiologist and the founding director of the Vital Village Community Engagement Network.

The 7th 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.