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Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, MPH, participates in a past Scholar workshop

New Minnesota legislation, supported by CTSI research, promotes health of incarcerated mothers and infants

CTSI-supported research led to new Minnesota legislation that keeps incarcerated mothers and their newborn babies together.
Paulette Baukol, CEARCH Management Council Co-Chair

CTSI creates new community member leadership role, welcomes Paulette Baukol

Paulette Baukol has been selected by the Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) Management Council to serve as its first Community Co-Chair, a new role to be held exclusively by an individual not affiliated…
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Community-Centered Dissemination Toolkit available to support research teams

Community and University research teams have a new resource, The Community-Centered Dissemination (CCD) Toolkit, to use when creating communication plans for their research results.  Research teams can follow the guided steps in the CCD…
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Keeping Indigenous communities connected during the pandemic

With funding from CTSI, University of Minnesota researchers worked with local Indigenous community partners to develop evidence-based and culturally appropriate COVID-19 resources, creating three distinct fact sheets on staying healthy and…
Chao Yang

CTSI welcomes Chao Yang, CEARCH Assistant Director

Chao Yang has joined CTSI to serve as Assistant Director of its community-engagement function, Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH). In this role, she’ll develop, lead, and sustain community-engaged…
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Four University-Community teams awarded CTSI support for community health research

CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) office awarded four new
Power of Partnership

Building trust in science through Power of Partnerships 2021

The 2021 Power of Partnerships event focused on building trust in science and the Covid-19 vaccine through community academic dialogue.
Drs. Allen and Berge

Drs. Allen and Berge to co-lead CTSI community engagement

Michele Allen, MD, MS, and Jerica M. Berge, PhD, MPH, LMFT, CFLE, have been named co-directors of CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) function and co-leads of the Community & Collaboration…
Drs. Kozhimannil and Henning-Smith

CTSI announces new Office of Rural Health, welcomes Drs. Kozhimannil and Henning-Smith

Katy Backes Kozhimannil, PhD, will lead a new aligned rural health initiative for CTSI and the Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA) effective July 2020.  As OACA’s Director of Rural Health Programs, Dr. Kozhimannil will bring…
Doctor with young patient

Nine COVID-focused child health research projects supported with rapid response awards

In partnership with the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Minnesota, CTSI’s Office of Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) announces nine awardees of the 2020 Child Health…

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