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.