Community–Engaged Research and Health Disparities Research

Engaging the community in research efforts is essential to successfully translating research into practice. This series of online modules introduces the concept of community-engaged research (CEnR) and the idea of social responsibility as a scientist or research team member. To access these modules, you must be logged into the Mayo Clinic network.

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  2. Click "Learning" and search by course title or course code.


Community-Engaged Research: An Overview (502E00CMC140069)

Learners gain insight into the differences between CEnR and traditional research. This module provides details on the components needed to begin a community engagement in research collaboration. Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Define CEnR.
  • State the differences between CEnR and traditional research.
  • Describe the components included in CEnR.

Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.

Are You Ready? Measuring Readiness and Preparing to Engage (502E00CMC140086)

Determining how to apply levels of engagement with stakeholders is critical to the success of a CEnR project. This module provides an overview and resources to help participants gain awareness, prepare, implement, disseminate and maintain stakeholders' engagement throughout the research project.

Presenter: Joyce (Joy) E. Balls-Berry, Ph.D.