CERI Teams Wins Award at MaryAnn Black Symposium

Members of the Duke CTSI Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERI) earned the poster abstract award for "Community health work that reduces the burden of disease for communities" at the second annual MaryAnn Black Distinguished Health Equity Symposium.

Kenisha Bethea, CERI research program leader, was lead author for the poster, "Facilitating CEnR: African Methodist Episcopal Zion HEAL Model for Health Equity Advocates and Liaisons." the abstract emphasized the strength and importance of faith communities in advancing health equity.

Other abstract co-authors included Daphne Lancaster, MA, Cindy Hayes, MSA-PA, Nadine Barrett, PhD (Wake Forest), Julius Wilder, MD (Duke), the Duke Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERI), and the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Churches of North Carolina. 

Learn more on the Duke Cancer Institute website.