Community-Engaged Research Award

This award honors faculty research teams who develop effective collaboration with community-based organizations (e.g schools, non-profit organizations, private clinics, or other community organizations) that result in outstanding scholarly and community outcomes. 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

Evidence of effective community-engaged research (CER) or community-based participatory research (CBPR) may include:

  • Improved insights into the research question or interpretation of data
  • Enhanced translation of research to real world settings
  • Design of more culturally- and language-appropriate interventions
  • Increased capacity for a community to serve its citizens
  • Study of previously under-investigated populations or settings
  • Increased communication between researchers and communities
  • Reduction of community health disparities
  • Improved community health outcomes

SUGGESTED MATERIALS IN SUPPORT OF NOMINATION

  • Nomination letter
  • Relevant research publications including but not limited to reports, white papers, best practice papers.
  • Evidence of a strong community partnership (e.g. letters of support from the community)
  • Supplemental evidence documenting a positive impact of the research on the community.