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Engaging Richmond at East End Community Field Day

October 20, 2015
Center NewsCommunity EngagementHealthSEED Method

Article by Travis White, Engaging Richmond member Engaging Richmond has been working hard on its latest community research project and has been actively reaching out and partnering with community organizations and their members. On August 20, 2015 Engaging Richmond members participated in the 3rd annual East End Community Field Day hosted by Richmond Promise Neighborhood…

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Utilizing Different Perspectives in Community Research

September 1, 2015
Center NewsSEED Method

Written by: Isra Malik, an MPH student at Virginia Commonwealth University who completed a summer internship at the Center on Society and Health The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)-funded research study at VCU’s Center on Society and Health (CSH) recently completed several major project milestones. The SEED Method, a novel approach developed by Dr….

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Center Releases Life Expectancy Maps for Four US Cities

April 29, 2015
Center News

A new set of life expectancy maps released today illustrates that opportunities to lead a long and healthy life can vary dramatically based on where you live. For example, life expectancy differs by 20 years in the 5.5 miles it takes to drive between the Richmond, Va neighborhoods of Westover Hills and Gilpin and by…

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Center Releases New Las Vegas Life Expectancy Map

March 18, 2015
Center NewsRecent Releases

A short distance can lead to a large difference in life expectancy. This is the focus of the Center’s life expectancy mapping project, a study that illustrates through media-friendly maps the vastly different health outcomes experienced by Americans living just a few miles apart. On March 4, 2015, the Center released the first in a…

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Building a Legacy

December 10, 2014
Center News

By Valerie Burrell-Muhammad, Dr. Mom, Community Researcher and Engaging Richmond team member The world of academia and research is a challenge for those who are not so blessed to work in that realm day in and day out. As a community researcher with Engaging Richmond (ER), we welcome the opportunity to help shape a better…

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