Event Details
Event Title Strengthening Engagement in Research: Building and Maintaining Relationships with Patient & Community Partners
Location Zoom
Sponsor NC TraCS (Translational and Clinical Sciences) Institute: NIH CTSA at UNC-CH
Date/Time 11/01/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
For more information, contact the event administrator: Jennifer Scott jennifer_scott@unc.edu
Event Presenters
Name Title  
Alicia Bilheimer, MPH Director of Engaged Science, NC TraCS Institute
Veronica Carlisle, MPH, CHES Senior Community Health Educator, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Nisha Datta, MS Patient & Clinical Engagement Specialist, NC TraCS Institute
Simone Frank, MPH Community Engagement & Outreach Specialist, NC TraCS Institute
Milenka Jean-Baptiste, MPH Qualitative Research Specialist, NC TraCS Institute
Jennifer Potter, MPH, CHES Senior Program Coordinator for Clinical Outreach, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Meaningful partnerships with patients, community members, or other collaborators involved in your research are invaluable. Projects are set up for success when care is intentionally given to developing and strengthening partnerships over time.

This online training will describe best practices for building mutually beneficial partnerships. The session will also cover common challenges that researchers and patient, community, and other partners experience when working together, along with suggested solutions.

Participation in our Engagement in Research 101 or Engagement in Research Nuts and Bolts trainings are 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.

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)
Members of the NC TraCS Community and Patient Advisory Board (CPAB) and Lineberger Community Advisory Board (CAB)

This is Part 3 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, October 18 from 10am-12pm ET. Part 2, Engagement in Research Nuts & Bolts, will be held on Wednesday, October 25 from 10am-12pm ET.

Those who are in the process of developing, implementing, or revising a patient and/or community engagement plan for an active or upcoming project may be interested in attending our Engagement in Research Interactive Workshop on Wednesday, November 15 from 10 am-12pm ET, during which participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and seek feedback on their engagement plans in a small group setting.

**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.**
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