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Research and Intervention

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
12:30pm – 1:45pm

Waterbury Campus
Room 333

Research and Intervention: Lessons from Chicago, Hartford and Mumbai

This presentation will focus on the engagement and participation of urban community residents in research, and the translation of research results into health intervention programs and community development. Drawing on examples from the Mexican community in Chicago, the Puerto Rican and African American communities in Hartford and a predominately Muslim, low income community of 600,000 people in Mumbai, entry into the community, mutual learning and training, data collection methodology, community dissemination and development and evaluation of culturally appropriate interventions will be discussed.

Steve Schensul is a Professor at the School of Medicine in Farmington. He has been Director of the Center for International Community Health Studies since 1986, and has overseen the training of over 1000 health professionals from 80 countries. He provides training in HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, and research methodology, and has focused his career on community-based, applied health research.

Contact:

OLLI Staff, 203-236-9924/9925, osher@uconn.edu

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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