Posts Categorized: Center News

743 Doors in 4 Days

May 19, 2017
Center NewsCommunity Engagement

Let the celebrations begin! Over the course of eight months, the Center on Society and Health has been working with Engaging Richmond and a group of Gilpin Parent Leaders to strengthen early childhood programming in the Richmond area. The project came to a close this month, after the Gilpin Parent Leaders celebrated their impressive door-to-door…

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SEED Method Seminar Event

May 15, 2017
Center NewsSEED Method

With support from the VCU Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Center on Society and Health hosted a seminar Thursday, May 11th for research and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research. The event attracted about 50 researchers and students from across the VCU campus interested in how to facilitate stakeholder derived research agendas…

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New Center partnership among grantees honored at VCU Council for Community Engagement’s 10th anniversary celebration

May 5, 2017
Center NewsCommunity Engagement

The VCU Division of Community Engagement celebrated its 10th anniversary on May 3, 2017 with a special ceremony honoring a decade of community engagement work with an eye towards the future. Several supporters of VCU’s community engagement work spoke at the event. President Michael Rao opened the ceremony and introduced Mayor Levar Stoney, who called…

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Event on Engaging Stakeholders in Health Research

May 1, 2017
Center NewsCommunity EngagementSEED Method

VCU’s Center on Society and Health, in association with the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will host a seminar for research and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research. The seminar will begin with a presentation from Dr. Christopher Gayer, Program Officer from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) Department of Dissemination and…

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Center Epidemiologist Latoya Hill at VAPHA

April 28, 2017
Center News

Center on Society and Health Research Epidemiologist Latoya Hill, MPH gave a panel presentation at the Virginia Public Health Association (VAPHA) Conference last Friday alongside Soyna Kibler, MPH, MS, Program Manager for Healthy and Equitable Communities at the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), and Putnam Ivey, Thomas Jefferson Health District’s Healthy Communities Coordinator. VAPHA…

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National Public Health Week 2017

April 7, 2017
Center News

As part of the 2017 celebration of National Public Health Week, the VCU Division of Epidemiology organized several public health events, including speeches, panels, and mindfulness activities throughout the week. Speakers and panelists highlighted emerging trends in public health, such as big data analytics and the building momentum of place-based initiatives, imploring colleagues and students…

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Manuscript on SEED Method study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine

March 28, 2017
Center NewsCommunity EngagementHealthSEED Method

CSH researchers, led by Emily Zimmerman, together with the Engaging Richmond team, recently published a manuscript in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on the PCORI-funded SEED Method study. Entitled “A Patient and Provider Research Agenda on Diabetes and Hypertension Management,” the article discusses the first demonstration of the SEED (Stakeholder Engagement in Question Development…

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Engaging Richmond at CNCS Research Summit

March 21, 2017
Center NewsCommunity Engagement

Members of the community engagement team, Engaging Richmond, attended the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) 2nd annual Research Summit held on December 15, 2016 in Washington, D.C. to discuss civic engagement at the local level. The meeting brought together researchers who evaluate civic engagement and volunteerism. Community stakeholders from Flint, MI and Richmond,…

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