Sarena Seifer will be stepping down from her position as CCPH Executive Director on September 1, 2014. Read a memo from Sarena about her decision. Read a memo from CCPH Board Chair Stephanie Farquhar about the Board's plan for a smooth transition. Registration is open for CCPH's 13th international conference! Join us April 30 - May 3, 2014 in Chicago for 4 days of skill-building, networking and agenda-setting! Register early for substantial savings and your first choice among 5 pre-conference workshops.
Registration is now open for the 3rd National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Research, April 29-30, 2014 in Chicago! Offered as a free pre-CCPH conference event for community partners, the forum will have tracks for those who are new to research and those with more experience, with special interest groups for CTSA community partners and community-based Institutional Review Boards and research review committees. Space is limited - register today to secure your spot!
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Indigenous Approaches to Wellness: Products of Community-Engaged Projects Focused on Aboriginal & Indigenous Health! CES4Health, in collaboration with the Native Research Network, has published a themed set of products that propose best practices or solutions that are ethical and respectful, locally owned, and provide real time benefits. An introduction authored by co-editors Lisa Rey Thomas (Tlingit), Tassy Parker (Seneca) and Karen Waconda-Lewis (Laguna Pueblo/Isleta Pueblo) provides helpful context and includes abstracts for all Aboriginal and Indigenous focused products published through CES4Health.
Visit CES4Health to search for products, submit products, and apply to be a peer reviewer.
Our Board Chair-Elect Ann-Gel S. Palermo has worked in the field of public health and medical education with a principal focus on issues related to social determinants of health using a community-based participatory research approach, health outcomes disparities, and healthcare workforce diversity issues. A community activist researcher, she has served since 1999 as the chair of the Harlem Community & Academic Partnership (HCAP), a diverse partnership of community residents, and representatives from community based organizations, public health and academic organizations with a community-driven and action-oriented approach to health research and health policy that is based on the social determinants of health. Read more about Ann-Gel and our other board members