Research in Communities of Color Virtual Summit 2020

Exciting Announcement!!!  Public Health Research Consulting, LLC will be hosting the inaugural “Research in Communities of Color Virtual Summit” October 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2020.  This year’s theme is, “Increasing Community Engagement in Research in the Black Community.”

This podcast gives you a sneak peak into the virtual event where a panel of Public Health Professionals selected based on their expertise and experience in the field, come together to share community engagement strategies, practical ways to implement research, and research sustainability on the Thinkific virtual learning platform. See below for additional information and the registration link.  We hope you can join!

In This Episode We Cover:

Overview of the Summit

  • The inspiration came from the very important question,”How can public health researchers increase community engagement in research in the Black community?”  The Summit was created to provide answers to this crucial question.
  • There will be a theme for each day with the follow presentation topics:
    • Monday, Oct 19th: Community Engagement
      • Lessons Learned from Three Community-Based Researchers
      • Improving Health Communication
      • Using Community Health Workers (CHWs) to conduct research
    • Tuesday, Oct 20th: The Research Process
      • Tips and Strategies for Building Effective Community-Based Research and Programs
      • Understanding the Informed Consent Process
      • Program Management Strategies for Success
      • Research Compliance
    • Wednesday, Oct 21st: Sustainability
      • Understanding the Importance of Health Policy in Research
      • Developing Nonprofits in Communities of Color
      • Grant Writing Essentials

Who will benefit from the summit?

  • Students
  • Postdocs
  • Newly funded researchers/junior investigators
  • Community members interested in learning about research

What can you expect?

  • Sessions will be pre-recorded and uploaded to the Thinkific online learning platform for you to review at your own pace.
  • Attendees will be able to engage with speakers through Zoom Q&A sessions each evening.
  • If you cannot make the live Q&A, they will all be recorded and uploaded to Thinkific so you will not miss a thing.
  • The virtual summit will provide up to 5.5 category 1 continuing education credits to CHES/MCHES professionals.

Price and Registration:

  • In order to make this Summit affordable, the cost to attend is $20 if you register now for the early bird discount and will increase to $35 on October 19, 2020.

You can REGISTER HERE for the inaugural “Research in Communities of Color Virtual Summit.”