Members of the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) staff, Board of Directors and Consultancy Network frequently give presentations on our principles of partnership, programs and focus areas. To arrange a presentation, email us today!

Below are selected CCPH presentations.

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Dates & Location

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November 17, 2014

How do community-based organizations ensure community-engaged research is ethical and makes an impact?

At the 2014 American Public Health Association annual meeting in New Orleans, we presented findings from the National Collaborative Study of Community-Based Processes for Research Ethics Review. The session featured results from our cross-case analysis of five community-led models of research review, highlighting Galveston Island Community Research Advisory Committee and Papa Ola Lokahi’s Institutional Review Board.

View the presentation slides here.
Click here for the study report.

September 23, 2014

Diverse Approaches to Community Review of Research

This webinar discussed the report Redefining Research Ethics Review: Case Studies of Five Community-Led Models. The report highlighted how five community organizations developed a community research review process (CRP) to determine whether and how research occurs within their communities.

Watch the webinar recording.
View the presentation slides.

August 21-22, 2014
Bethesda, MD

National Conference on Engaging Patients, Families and Communities in all Phases of Translational Research to Improve Health

Community Network for Research Equity and Impact leader Grace Damio, Director of Research and Service Initiatives at the Hispanic Health Council in Hartford, CT gave an invited keynote presentation, "Translational Research at the Community Level: New Perspectives, New Questions, New Solutions" at this national conference funded in part by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the National Institutes of Health.

Click here to access the presentation.
Click here for more information about the Community Network for Research Equity and Impact.
Click here to learn more about the Hispanic Health Council and how it uses research to advance health equity.
Click here for more information about the conference.

April 30 - May 3, 2014
Chicago, IL

CCPH 13th International Conference

The conference theme “From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable & Transformative Partnerships” built on our 2012 conference “Where We’ve Been and Where We Need to Go” by boldly tackling the challenges that prevent us from “walking the talk” of true partnerships and fully realizing their transformative potential.

Click here to access presentations from the conference.

November 7, 2013
Omaha, NE 

Enhancing the Impact of Community-Engaged Scholarship:  Evaluation of

CES4Health editor Cathy Jordan and evaluator Sherril Gelmon presented preliminary findings from the 3rd year evaluation of CES4Health at the 2013 annual conference of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

View the presentation slides here.

November 5, 2013
Boston, MA

Strengthening Community Engagement in the CTSA Program

CCPH and the Center for Community Health Education Research and Service collaborated on this Delphi study of community engagement in the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program. We presenting the findings at the 2013 annual conference of the American Public Health Association.

View the presentation abstract.
View the presentation slides.

June 13, 2013
Corner Brook, NL

CES4Health: An Online Tool for the Peer Review and Dissemination of Innovative Products of Community-Engaged Scholarship from Around the World

CES4Health editor Cathy Jordan and CES4Health reviewer Peter Levesque co-facilitated this workshop at the Community-University Partnerships Exposition (CU Expo)

Click here for the presentation slides.

Details on CES4Health are here and information on CU Expo 2013 is here.

April 9, 2013

CES4Health: A Tool for Enhancing the Impact of Community-Engaged Scholarship

CES4Health Editor gave this presentation as part of the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program's educational webinar series. By the end of the webinar, viewers will be able to:

  • Consider the appropriateness of CES4Health as a possible publication outlet for their products
  • Understand the submission and peer review processes used in CES4Health
  • Be able to articulate the benefits of publishing in CES4Health in terms of community impact and utility to academic partners

View the archived webinar.

Click here for more information on CES4Health.

January 24, 2013
Washington, DC 

It's Time to Fully Realize the Potential of Community Engagement in the CTSA Program

In response to a request from the National Institutes of Health, the Institute of Medicine established a committee in 2012 to provide an independent appraisal of and advice on the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program. CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer was invited to speak at the committee’s final public meeting on how the CTSA Program could more fully engage community organizations and patient advocacy organizations.

Access presentation slides here.

For more information on the meeting and the IOM Committee, click here.

January 17-18, 2013
Research Triangle Park, NC

January 24-25, 2013
Arlington, VA

EPA-CCPH Community Engagement Workshops

CCPH collaborated with EPA’s National Center for Environmental Research and the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards to offer two community engagement workshops for EPA research science and technical staff. CCPH team members Stephanie Farquhar, Susan Gust, Sarena Seifer, Omega Wilson and Sacoby Wilson served as workshop facilitators.

Presentation slides from the opening session will be available soon here.
September 7, 2012
Guelph, ON

Assessing Community-Engaged Scholarship in Faculty Dossiers

CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer gave this presentation to members of Departmental and College-wide promotion and tenure committees in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (CSAHS) at the University of Guelph (UofG). UofG is one of 8 universities collaborating with CCPH to advance community-engaged scholarship in Canada through the Community-Engaged Scholarship Partnership.

Click here for the presentation slides.

Click here for the CSAHS template for the development of assessment criteria for community-engaged scholarship

Access the Community-Engaged Scholarship Toolkit here.

May 1, 2012
Conference Call 

Tips & Strategies for Funding Community-Engaged Research

This audio presentation by CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer is part of a series being offered through the Community-Engaged Research Team Support program of the Community-Engaged Research Center in the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.

Click here for the presentation slides and here for a corresponding handout.
April 25, 2012
Ann Arbor, MI 

Stories of Engagement: Building Partnerships in Health Research

CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer was the opening keynote speaker for this annual Community Engagement Symposium sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research. The title of her talk was "Promoting Health Equity & Social Justice through Community-University Partnerships."

Click here for Sarena's presentation slides.

Find the symposium agenda here.

April 24, 2012
Washington, DC 

Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust & National Minority Quality Forum 9th Annual Health Disparities Leadership Summit

CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer and National Community Partner Forum on Community-Engaged Health Disparities Research planning committee member Grace Damio, Director, Research & Service Initiatives, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, CT were invited speakers at the summit. They both emphasized key federal policy recommendations that came out of the National Community Partner Forum.

Click here for the summit agenda.

View webcasts of the summit presentations here.

Click the titles below to access the corresponding presentation:


Elements and Outcomes of Successful Community-Based Health Disparities Research - presented by Grace Damio - available soon!


The Case for Health Research Equity - presented by Sarena Seifer

April 18 - 21, 2012
Houston, TX

CCPH 15th Anniversary Conference

Held at a pivotal time in the history of CCPH and the community-campus partnerships "movement," the conference convened to nurture a growing network of community-campus partnerships that are striving to solve our most pressing health, social, environmental and economic challenges through community-campus partnerships in which the goals of health equity and social justice are at the forefront.

Click here to access presentations and posters from the conference. 

April 11, 2012
Seattle, WA 

Community-Engaged Scholarship: Strategies and Resources to Support Faculty Work

CCPH senior consultant Sherril Gelmon facilitated this pre-conference workshop at the Continuums of Service conference, "Creating the New Vision for Higher Education."

Click here to access the presentation slides.

Click each title below to access the corresponding handout:
1. Community-engaged scholarship resources
2. Competencies for community-engaged scholarship
3. Competency assessment tool

April 11-12, 2011
Cincinnati, OH 

Celebrating & Strengthening Community-Based Participatory Research Partnerships in Cincinnati

CCPH founding executive director Sarena Seifer and CCPH past board chair Susan Gust gave three presentations on community-based participatory research and community-academic partnerships during a visit sponsored by the University of Cincinnati's Action Research Center, the Community Action Agency and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training's Community Engagement Core.

Click each title below to view the corresponding resource and view photos from the visit here.

May 12 - 15, 2010
Portland, OR

CCPH 11th International Conference

With its focus on Creating the Future We Want to Be, the conference empowered individuals and partnerships to create a just and sustainable future, so as not to be passive participants in the status quo or mere witnesses to the change determined by others. With its focus on Transformation through Partnerships, the conference sought to highlight the power of partnerships to lead and inspire transformation at all levels.

Click here to access conference materials.