When University of Minnesota researchers and local organizations collaborate, they can address health issues in ways that are truly relevant to the community.
CTSI’s Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) team provides infrastructure and support so University researchers and community representatives—including nonprofits, clinics, physicians, and advocates—can work together.
Funds for community-University partnerships stimulates new research in community and population health.
Best practices, tools, and other resources
Explore free, online resources for community-University research teams, such as:
- Best practices
- Analysis tools
- Dissemination guidance
- Training materials
- Guiding principles
“CTSI support formalized our University-community partnership, which was critical to our ability to make a nationwide impact with our work.”
Grantee Katy Kozhimannil, PhD, whose work improved access to doula care for women across the country.