A core group of healthcare professionals interested in health promotion research coordinate activities in partnership with community residents and organizations. They seek to improve awareness among researchers of the health priorities of the community, to use community expertise in determining usefulness and practicality of proposed studies, and to educate the community on the relationship between research and health, the process of research, and the distinction between research and medical care. Visit their website as well as the website for the Case Center for Reducing Health Disparities to learn more. Also see the Building Collaborations article in the CTSC newsletter for a specific success story on the Community Partnership Program's activities.
This Core Resource is focused on fostering bi-directional understandings between researchers and the community, and enhancing research opportunities through collaborations and partnerships among researchers, community residents, and organizations. They provide:
Core Resource Leadership