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

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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.

2018
Friday, March 9th
8:00 AM

Agenda: 2018 Community Engagement and Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposium

8:00 AM

Keynote and Breakout Session Descriptions: 2018 Community Engagement and Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposium

8:00 AM

Poster Session: 2018 Community Engagement and Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposium

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Speaker Biographies: 2018 Community Engagement and Research Symposium

Community Engagement and Research Symposium

8:00 AM

9:30 AM

Achieving Health Equity: The Role of Innovative Community Partnerships

Renée Boynton-Jarrett, Boston University

9:30 AM

11:00 AM

Building Healthy Communities in the Dominican Republic: A Mixed-Methods Approach towards Engaging the Community

Camille Lundberg, Clemson University
Fatema Bhagat, Clemson University
Katherine Brown, Clemson University
Arelis Moore de Peralta, Clemson University

11:00 AM

Communicating to Engage

Nikki Spencer, Boston University
Jennifer Pamphile, Boston Medical Center

11:00 AM

UMass Dartmouth Community Engaged Research Academy: Some Methods to Develop Inclusive CER

Robin A. Robinson, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Mary Hensel, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

11:00 AM

1:30 PM

Greater Lawrence Family Health Center Food Insecurity Campaign: Building Partnerships within Communities to Address Social Determinants of Health and Promote Health Equity

Elise Carpenter, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
Raman Nohria, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center
Shannon Meyers, Boston University

1:30 PM

“It Takes a Village:” Innovative multi-sector collaboration to improve Public Health through Positive Youth Development program implementation, evaluation and data analysis

Patty Flanagan, YWCA Central Massachusetts
Nikki Nixon, Worcester Division of Public Health
Grace Sliwoski, Worcester Regional Environmental Council
Laurie Ross, Clark University
Judi Kirk, YouthConnect and Boys & Girls Clubs of Worcester
Heather Mangione, United Way of Central Massachusetts

1:30 PM

Overcoming the Challenges of Obtaining Funding by Working Together

Linda Silka, University of Maine

1:30 PM