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At the Heart of the Matter: Building a Framework for Collective Action

Cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure and stroke, has a disparate impact on African Americans. Conversely, this community has not been fully engaged to the degree desired in research ideation, implementation, and dissemination. Engaging diverse stakeholders that are traditionally not a part of Patient Centered Outcome Research (PCOR) requires building partnerships with a diverse group [...]

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Community-Campus Partnerships for Health joins Duke Clinical Research Institute, UNC Center for Health Equity Research, and Partners in Receiving NIH Grant to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health joins Duke Clinical Research Institute, UNC Center for Health Equity Research, and Partners in Receiving NIH Grant to Expand COVID-19 Testing This nationwide program aims to build innovative and sustainable solutions to expand test access and uptake in underserved and vulnerable communities. The Community-Campus Partnerships for Health lead is Al Richmond, [...]

Conversations with CCPH: “Help Us”

#NonStatement Last week, CCPH Staff members, Al Richmond and Paige Castro-Reyes, had an honest conversation with long-time CCPH partner and Board of Directors member, Dr. Rosemarie Hunter. This came after CCPH released a "non-statement" (pictured above) on the racial justice uprisings happening across the US and the globe. We invite you to watch [...]

2018 RWJF-CCPH Award Honorable Mention: The Sunnyside Longevity Project – Building Community Capacity for a Beautiful Life

The people who are behind this inspiring project: Coral Evans, MBA, and Lisa Hardy, PhD The creators of the Sunnyside Longevity Project work to bring to light the lack of health equity and social justice among residents in Flagstaff, Arizona’s Sunnyside neighborhood. Their approach uses compiled data and actual stories from people that have been [...]

Moving CES4Health.Info into the Future

Last year, the Founding Editor of CES4Health.Info, Dr. Cathy Jordan, decided to step down to pursue new opportunities in her area of research and scholarship. We are extremely appreciative to Cathy for her contribution and commitment to CES4Health. As we move CES4Health.Info into the future, we have decided to make a few changes that will [...]

Statement on the Challenges to Medical College Education

More than 100 years since the historic Flexner report highlighting the systemic challenges of American medical schools, we continue to face challenges in the process and climate of medical education. A recent revelation of an American medical college yearbook containing a horrific and derogatory photo associated with a historical demeaning portrayal of Black people and [...]

A Journey Home: Racism, Civil Rights, and a New Future for Social Justice and Health Equity in Mississippi and the South

I was aware of environmental injustice, the differential burden of environmental hazards and locally unwanted land uses (LULUs) on communities of color, low-income populations, indigenous peoples, and marginalized groups, such as petrochemical facilities, refineries, power plants, landfills, incinerators, heavily-trafficked roadways, that act as sources of pollution as a young kid growing up in Mississippi.  My [...]

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