The posters available here were presented at the 8th Annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium on March 22, 2019. The 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.

2019
Friday, March 22nd
12:00 PM

Addressing Bias in LGBTQIA+ Undergraduate Medical Education: An Innovative and Community Based Approach to Curriculum Reform

John-Marc Austin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Anthony Foscolos, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nancy Bennet, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jeroan J. Allison, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John Trobaugh, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

An Assessment of Current Resources to Help Adolescents Quit Vaping

Karen Del'Olio, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Nanette Vitali, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Lori Pbert, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Communicative Competence for Researchers working with LGBTQ Communities

Jesica Pagano-Therrien, University of Massachusetts Medical School
German Chiriboga, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Shauna M. Simpson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joanne L. Calista, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kendra Marien, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Community Engaged Research Academy at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth: Reflections, Visions, and Plans

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

12:00 PM

Decreasing Social Isolation in Adults via a Cognitive Wellness Program

Lisa Yauch-Cadden, Buzzards Bay Speech Therapy
Kari Star, Buzzards Bay Speech Therapy
Paula Shiner, Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.

12:00 PM

Engaging Emergency Department Patients in the Creation of a Shared Decision-­Making Tool Regarding CT Scanning in Kidney Stones: Challenges to Traditional Stakeholder Engagement

Elizabeth M. Schoenfeld, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Connor J. Houghton, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Pooja P. Patel, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leonora Merwin, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Erik Hess, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Charles Scales, Duke University
Maggie Breslin, School of Visual Arts
Peter K. Lindenauer, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Healthy Bodegas: Bringing the Community Together to Eat Healthier

Laura N. Amweg, University of Massachusetts Boston
Laura Hayman, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Next Steps from a School Gardening Partnership Conference (AGES: Academic Gardening to Enrich our Students): Expanding the Impact of School Gardens Through Higher Education, K-12 School and Community Coalitions

Martha Assefa, Worcester Food Policy Council
Pat Barnosky, Regional Environmental Council
Michelle Beaulieu, Worcester State University
Amy Borg, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Casey Burns, Coalition for a Greater Healthy Worcester
Marguerite Cawley, Worcester County Food Bank
Jennifer De Jordy, Worcester State University
Daina Harvey, College of the Holy Cross
Kelsey Hopkins, Worcester Division of Public Health
Sue Hunt, College of the Holy Cross
Joanne Jaber Gauvin, Worcester State University
Isabelle Jenkins, College of the Holy Cross
Eliza Lawrence, Regional Environmental Council
Anna Marinescu, Clark University
Mackenzie May, Central Mass Grown
Gina Plata-Nino, Central West Justice Center
Grace Sliwoski, Worcester Regional Environmental Council
Adam Saltsman, Worcester State College

12:00 PM

Optimizing Learner Accessibility: Adding American Sign Language (ASL) and Text-to-Speech to Online Trainings

Sarah Rulnick, University of Massachusetts Medical School
John Rochford, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Derek Chaves, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Benjamin Amankwata, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Viet Do, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Mabelys Rodriguez, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Perceptions on the Opioid Epidemic: A Qualitative Study

Rebecca Leach, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Brittany Chapman, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Ailish Hanly, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Stephanie Carreiro, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Religiosity and Patient Engagement in their Healthcare Among Hospital Survivors of an Acute Coronary Syndrome

Hawa Ozien Abu, University of Massachusetts Medical School
David D. McManus, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Catarina I. Kiefe, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Robert J. Goldberg, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Researcher Trauma in Dangerous Places: Navigating Peril in Physical and Psychological Milieux

Robin A. Robinson, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Ariana Markowitz, University College London

12:00 PM

Stakeholder Engagement through Participatory Action Research at iSPARC

Amanda Costa, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Melissa L. Anderson, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Deirdre G. Logan, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Celine Larkin, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

The All of Us Research Program: Engaging the Community for the Future of Health

Mara M. Epstein, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kathleen M. Mazor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Joann L. Wagner, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Peggy Preusse, Reliant Medical Group
Candace LeBlanc, Reliant Medical Group
Brenda Valenti, Reliant Medical Group
Lawrence D. Garber, University of Massachusetts Medical School

12:00 PM

Women-Reported Barriers and Facilitators of Adherence to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Alice Fiddian-Green, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Aline C. Gubrium, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Calla Harrington, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Elizabeth Evans, University of Massachusetts Amherst

12:00 PM