CERI Trainings & Workshops

Upcoming Trainings and Workshops 

CERI Fire Side Chats with Researchers

Advancing Community-Engaged Research in Communities, at Duke, and Beyond

March 22, 2024 | Noon-1 p.m.

"Community Engaged Research and Biospecimen Repositories for Patients with Blood Cancers and Disorders"

Session Speaker: Dr. Michele Sainvil, Duke Department of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology Fellow

Learn more and register.

Examples From the Field- Communities and Researchers Advocating for Birth Justice to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes and Promote Health Equity

March 29, 2024 | 12-1 p.m. EST

Panelists include: Charity Watkins, Ph.D. Patient Advocate, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, North Carolina Central University and BIRCWH Scholar, Duke University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology Jean Barkley Workman, Executive Director at Every Baby Guilford, Guilford County Department of Public Health Joy Spencer, Executive Director, Equity Before Birth Jacquelyn McMillian Bohler, Ph. D. Duke University School of Nursing, Assistant Professor

Register online: https://duke.zoom.us/j/98552593016

Examples From the Field - Voices of Change for Health Equity: Researchers and Communities for Addressing Maternal Child Health Part II 

April 4, 2024 | 12-1:30 p.m. EST 

Learn more: https://sway.cloud.microsoft/B62LCqYR66MUNQFx?ref=Link

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Past Trainings and Workshops

Examples From the Field  - Advancing Community Engaged Research in Communities and at Duke

Barbers, Beauticians, and Researchers Uniting to Improve Community Health

January 26, 2024 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST

From this webinar, you will learn about:

  1. The role of barber and beautician communities in fostering health equity through collaborations with academic researchers. 
  2. Successful examples of community-engaged research initiatives involving barber and beautician networks. 
  3. Strategies for building effective partnerships between researchers, healthcare providers, and barber/beautician professionals. 
  4. Challenges and opportunities in advancing health equity through collaborative efforts. 

Examples From the Field- Community Health Workers and Policy Implications to Move Health Equity into Action - Lessons from RADXUp

October 27, 2023, | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST

From this webinar, you will learn about:

  1.  Ways policymakers, funders, and providers can advance strategies that recognize contributions community health workers make in promoting equitable, high-quality care through the key recommendations.
  2. Diverse roles of community health worker teams and the work they are doing to address the social determinants of health and health equity.
  3. Recommendations to sustain the leadership of community health workers in the delivery of health care and incorporate their roles in prevention and community-engaged research.

Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute's Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERI) - AME ZION HEAL Partners present:

Medical Management of Obesity

Thursday, September 28, 2023

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Neha Pagidipati, Duke Cardiologist

Dr. Pagidipati will share information about managing weight to improve heart health, diet, exercise and medication.

Examples from the Field: The COVidentify Study: Smartwatch COVID-19 Symptoms Monitoring and Strategies to Engage Diverse Populations
August 25 | 12:00-1:00 p.m.


Rev. Dr. Amy Ciceron, Pastor, East Stonewall, AME Zion Church, Charlotte NC

Dr. Jessilyn Dunn, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University Pratt School of Engineering

Dr. Ryan Shaw, Associate Professor, Duke School of Nursing

Travis Battle, Session Moderator, The Balm in Gilead

From attending this session, you will:

  • Learn how researchers investigated the relationship between digital devices and symptoms monitoring to determine COVID-19 infection and the severity of infection.

  • Explore strategies used to engage diverse populations in digital health research studies with community collaborators.

  • Discuss strategies research teams can use to frame research with an equity lens.

Civic Engagement and Civic Infrastructure to Advance Health Equity
August 16 & 30 | 3-4 p.m. ET

The National Academies' Roundtable on Population Health Improvement will host a webinar series in August 2023 to explore the relationship between health and civic engagement, including voting participation. Speakers will present research on civic health, highlight local and state public health efforts to support voter participation, and explore international models for more robust voting participation.

August 16, 2023, 3 pm – 4 pm ET
Practical Approaches to Strengthen Civic and Voter Participation Through Public Health

August 30, 2023 3 pm – 4 pm ET
Past, Present, and Reimagining Voting Policies—and Implications for Health

March 3, 2022
Policy-Relevant Research and Engaging with Government Workshop

This workshop was co-hosted by the NC Office of Strategic Partnerships (OSP) and the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute Community Engaged Research Initiative on March 3rd, 2022. Speakers highlighted the importance of policy-relevant research, discussed strategies for engaging with government, and shared specific tips for successful government research partnerships. OSP compiled this list as a starting place for people and organizations interested in policy-relevant research and engaging with government.

Related Document:

NC Office of Strategic Partnerships Policy-Relevant Research and Engaging with Government  Relevant Resources

OSP compiled this list as a starting place for people and organizations interested in policy-relevant research and engaging with government. This is not a comprehensive list of resources for this topic. If you have questions or for more information, email partnerships@osbm.nc.gov.

View and/or download the document here: http://bit.ly/3Hx2Xmr