Our Work With The Community

GHUCCTS Community Engagement has supported the community through focused activities including the following:

  • Addressing Health Disparities Together: A Networking Session for Building Community-Academic Partnership 2019
    Poster presentations by area community organizations on their work and research interests in asthma, cancer, diabetes, and other health concerns. A networking session followed to stimulate possible research collaborations. Click the links below to view poster presentations from our community partners. 

    Assembly of Petworth | African Women's Cancer Awareness Association | Breathe DC

  • CASEC Cancer Conference 2019
    Presentation by member of CE team during the session on Cancer Research, Treatment, Clinical Trials and Medical Advancements: Diversifying Clinical Trials and Community Engagement. | Learn More

  • Everyday Trauma: How Are We Coping as Individuals in the Workplace and in Our Communities? 2018
    An expert panel discussion on trauma informed care. This event included experiential self-care activities such as yoga, dance movement therapy, and artistic expression as protective measures for coping with everyday trauma.
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  • Community Scholar's Program (CSP) 2017

    A webinar series on community based participatory research for community leaders and researchers. This training program covered basic principles of CBPR, strategies for effective CBPR partnerships, grant writing, and program evaluation. Click the links below to access the webinars.

  • Our Community, Our Health: Understanding and Addressing Trauma Across the Lifespan 2016
    A town hall forum that addressed issues of trauma stemming from family disintegration, discrimination, violence, and abuse. This event featured current research and interventions that address trauma within our local communities. Video Recording

  • Community Engagement Symposium 2016
    A one-day event to promote community-academic partnerships as a useful mechanism for responding to health disparities through Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) and CBPR.

  • Community Engagement Mini Grants 2011-2013
    A funding opportunity to support development of sustainable partnerships between academic researchers and community stakeholders. The mini grant was designed to stimulate long-term collaborations that would promote the translation of clinical and translational of research into effective practice and public policy. | Mini-Grant Project