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Achieving Health Equity Through Community Partnerships: Innovations in Community-Based Participatory Research

 

Event Start Date: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 8:30am
Event End Date: Monday, April 13, 2015 - 6:00pm
Location: The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College of CUNY, East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues

 

Thank you to all who attended the symposium and contributed to making it such a big success!
 

Scroll down to find video links to all presentations, the meeting report and photos.

 

 

POSTER SESSION WINNERS

The People’s Choice category award went to poster # 7 Women & Girls Cancer & Hair loss Support presented by Dr. Cheryl Y. James of Where There's A Need Inc.

The Community Engagement category award went to poster # 14 Understanding gender differences in diabetes management, physical activity and language barriers for Bangladeshis in New York presented by Sumaiya Tasneem who is a graduate student at New York University.

The Clinical Research category award went to poster # 19 New York Road Runners’ Mighty Milers Program:   Impacting Student Fitness and School Wellness Cultures presented by Kat Fisher & Shane Mannis of New York Road Runners.

The Basic Research category award went to poster # 29 Role of ubiquitinated HuR in mRNA 3’ processing during DNA damage response presented by Gamage Arruggoda who is a graduate student at Hunter College/ The Graduate Center.

 

 

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MORNING SESSION
 

Opening remarks & Morning Keynote Address (VIDEO): 
The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center: A Community-Based Participatory Research Approach Aimed at Achieving Health Equity 

Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH, Keynote Speaker
Director, Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
&
Angela G. Reyes, MPH, Keynote Speaker
Executive Director, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
 

Morning Panel (VIDEO)
Panel from Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
Barbara L. Brush, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, Carol J. and F. Edward Lake Term Clinical Professor, Division of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, University of Michigan
Barbara A. Israel, DrPH, MPH, Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Angela G. Reyes, MPH, Executive Director, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
Zachary Rowe, BBAExecutive Director, Friends of Parkside

 

AFTERNOON SESSION
 

Panel of New York City Community Advocates & Academics – Part 1 (VIDEO): 

Complementary Strengths Research Partnership

Jennifer Tiffany, PhD, Director, Outreach & Community Engagement, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, Cornell University
&
Rebecca Gallager, Director of Youth and Adolescent Services at Lutheran Family Health Centers' Project Reach Youth

 

Access and Education around Healthcare for Women with Physical Disabilities
Marilyn Saviola
Senior Vice President, Advocacy and the Women’s Health
Access Program, Independence Care System
&
Anita Nirenberg, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN, BC, AOCNP
William Randolph Hearst Professor of Clinical Nursing, Hunter College School of Nursing & Member, MSKCC Nursing Research Council

 

 

Panel of New York City Community Advocates & Academics – Part 2 (VIDEO):

Community Access to Palliative Care: Reducing Health Disparities among Chronically-Ill Older Adults in East and Central Harlem 
Daniel Gardner, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College, City University of New York

Fay H. Rim, MD, Chief, Dept. of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Metropolitan Hospital Center

 

Addressing Pain Disparities At The Community Level
Manney Cary Reid, MD
Irving Sherwood Wright Associate Professor in Geriatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College
&
Evelyn Laureano, Phd, LMSW, Executive Director, Neighborhood SHOPP

 

Closing Keynote Address (VIDEO): 

Achieving Health Equity Through Community Partnership: Building the Capacity to Act

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH
Associate Commissioner, Founding Director for the Center for Health Equity, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

 

 

Symposium Planning Committee: 

 

Liz Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN
2015 Symposium Committee Chair
William Randolph Hearst Foundation Chair in Gerontology
Professor, Assistant Dean for Research
Director, Center for Nursing Research
Hunter-¬‐Bellevue School of Nursing

Manney Cary Reid, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Irving Sherwood Wright Professor in Geriatrics
Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Center for Aging Research & Clinical Care
Weill Cornell Medical College

Carla Boutin-Foster, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of the Center for Multicultural and Minority Health
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College

Daniel Herman, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean for Scholarship & Research
Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work

Gail McCain, PhD, RN, FAAN
Joan Hansen Grabe Dean and Professor
Hunter College Bellevue School of Nursing

Anita Nirenberg, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN, BC, AOCNP
William Randolph Hearst Professor of Clinical Nursing,
Hunter College School of Nursing &
Member, MSKCC Nursing Research Council  

Rodrigo Valles, PhD
Associate Program Director
Hunter College CTBR

Shirley Yang
Program Coordinator
Hunter College CTBR

Denise Charles
Symposium Coordinator
Hunter College CTBR

 

Program Leadership: 

Jesus Angulo, Principal Investigator, Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR), Professor of Biological Sciences, Hunter College, CUNY; Rodrigo Valles, Jr., Associate Program Director, Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR), Hunter College, CUNY; Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Associate Dean of Translational Research, Weill Cornell Medical College

 

CTBR Staff: 

Coordinator: Denise Charles, Program Administrator for Communications and Outreach
Leah Abraha, Evaluation Liaison
Megan Anderson, Collaborations and Development Coordinator
Richard Baldwin, Web Programmer
Vincent Cayenne, Web Programmer
Christine Gonzalez, Associate Program Manager
Carlos Lijeron, Assistant Director, Bioinformatics Facility
Jeanne Waxman, Program Manager
Shirley Yang, Program Coordinator

The Achieving Health Equity Through Community Partnerships, Innovations in Community-Based Participatory Research symposium is supported by Hunter College’s Center for Translational and Basic Research through a Research Centers in Minority Institutions Program grant (8 G12 MD007599) from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health and by Weill Cornell Medical College’s Clinical and Translational Science Center through a Clinical and Translational Science Award (2 UL1 TR000457) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health.