There is no "one-size-fits-all" approach to engaging patient, community, or other partners in your research! Rather, there are a variety of engagement methods to suit your study's needs, your research team's capacity, and your partners' interests.
This online training will describe three common approaches for working with patient, community, and other partners in your research: 1) consultative community feedback sessions; 2) advisory boards; and 3) sustained collaboration with partners as Co-Principal Investigators or members of the research team.
The session will cover considerations for choosing these specific engagement methods, as well as concrete processes and steps for implementing each approach. Participation in our Engagement in Research 101
training is not required to attend this session; however, some knowledge of engagement, whether from prior training(s) or personal experience, may foster deeper understanding of the material in this session. Presenters
Alicia Bilheimer, MPH - Director, Engaged Science (NC TraCS)
Veronica Carlisle, MPH, CHES - Senior Community Health Educator (UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center)
Nisha Datta, MS - Patient & Clinical Engagement Specialist (NC TraCS)
Simone Frank, MPH - Community Engagement/Outreach Specialist (NC TraCS)
Milenka Jean-Baptiste, MPH, Qualitative Research Specialist (NC TraCS)
Jennifer Potter, MPH, CHES - Senior Program Coordinator for Clinical Outreach (UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center)
This is Part 2 of the Engaging Patient, Community, and Other Partners in Your Research: Online Training Series
sponsored by UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC) and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute. You may register for the entire series OR any single training session. Part 1, Engagement in Research 101
, will be held on Wednesday, November 16 from 10am-12pm. Part 3, Strengthening Engagement
, will be held on Wednesday, December 14 from 10am-12pm.**This event may be recorded. Materials such as slides or handouts will be shared with documented attendees only. Please help us accurately document attendance by using your full name in your Zoom window. You can edit your display name in the participant panel during the session.**