A commitment to a culture of community engagement.
ARCC 2022/Round 15 Seed Grant Funding Supports 10 Community-Driven Awards
Summaries for each funded partnership are available here.
ARCC Partnership Development Grants
In Cycle 1 of Round 15, ARCC awarded $22,500 in Partnership Development seed grants to support the development and growth of 3 community-engaged research partnerships to improve health equity.
ARCC Co-Director Jen Brown appointed to PCORI Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement
Jen will join other members of the panel in applying her experience and expertise to helping PCORI refine and prioritize the research it funds. She will also ensure that the research PCORI supports centers on the outcomes that matter to patients and other healthcare decision makers.
New funding for the landmark MASALA research study
The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study has received new funding from the National Hearth, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) to expand the cohort’s diversity and continue investigating cardiovascular disease disparities in South Asian Americans.
Cross-Hub Collaboration Opens New Windows to D&I Science
NUCATS, CCTS Launch Dissemination and Implementation Workshops
More than 'Numbers on a Paper': the critical role of community organizations during COVID 19
As communities of color are burdened by COVID-19, community organizers bring stories to life while highlighting their broader missions. Read full article here.
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It's our mission to catalyze, support, and conduct meaningful community and academic engagement across the research spectrum to improve health and health equity. We hope you'll join us to help make communities stronger, healthier, and better educated about health. To become a community partner or connect with an existing partner, please contact us.
Meet Our Partners
At the core of the Center for Community Health are the partnerships. The policymakers, public health officials, community leaders, funding organizations, and community practices we partner with are dedicated to making the diverse populations of Chicago healthier.