Patient Engagement: Enhancing Culturally Appropriate Research (ECAR)
Background and Purpose:
In 2017, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) was approved for a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support reducing health disparities by ensuring culturally appropriate research that effectively engages diverse populations. Tools and recommendations from the project are forthcoming.
- Alan Richmond, MSW, Executive Director of CCPH
- Nancy Shore, PhD MSW, MPH, Senior Consultant at CCPH and Professor at University of New England’s School of Social Work
About our Partners:
- Ahuhui Malama I Ka Lokahi (Hawaiians for the Conservation of Native Ecosystems) based in Honolulu, HI
- Somali, Latino and Hmong Partnership for Health & Wellness: Caafimad-Salud-Kev Nyob Zoo (SoLaHmo)
- West Side Community Health Services, Inc, based in Saint Paul, MN.
PCORI is an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010 to fund comparative effectiveness research that will provide patients, their caregivers, and clinicians with the evidence needed to make better-informed health and healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.