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The Community-Based Research Core focuses primarily on T3-T4 translational research, supporting community-campus research teams to conduct studies that respond to community-identified research issues, build community and investigator capacity in research, assure that relevant discoveries and innovations are communicated back to the community, and increase community trust in research. The Community-Based Research Core promotes research in Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Filipino communities that meets these characteristics:

  1. the research emphasizes local relevance, i.e., the research focus comes from the community or is both of interest and relevance to the community;
  2. the research processes and any interventions tested build on community strengths and resources;
  3. the research facilitates partnerships between the community and the university;
  4. community members are engaged as investigators as well as participants; and
  5. the research is planned, implemented, and reported in ways that promote co-learning and capacity building.

Core leaders include JoAnn Tsark MPH, Kathryn L. Braun DrPH and J. Keawe Kaholokula PhD.

People
Braun, Kathryn DrPH

Core Co-Director - Community-Based Research
Professor of Public Health and Social Work
Chair, DrPH Program
John A. Burns School of Medicine

808.956.5768
kbraun@hawaii.edu

Kaholokula, Joseph Keawe'aimoku PhD

Core Co-Director - Community-Based Research
HEALTH Initiative Leader - Nutrition & Metabolic
Chair, Department of Native Hawaiian Health
John A Burns School of Medicine

808.692.1047
kaholoku@hawaii.edu

Tsark, JoAnn MPH

Core Co-Director - Community-Based Research
Director, Native Hawaiian Research Office
Papa Ola Lokahi

808.526.1700
jtsark@papaolalokahi.org



News
12 July 2018:
Summer Career Development Workshop July 12-13, Seattle WA

Geographic Management of Cancer Health Disparities (GMap)
Summer Career Development Workshop July 12-13, Seattle WA

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05 April 2018:
Meharry Medical College will host a Grant Writing Workshop on April 5-6, 2018

Meharry Translational Research Center (MeTRC), in conjunction with Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMHRC), will host a Grant Writing Worksh…

02 February 2018:
The Mary Kay Foundation - GRANT APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

The Mary Kay Foundation

GRANT APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT

Applications are accepted from
November 2, 2017 through February 2, 2018

DEADLINE is …


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Seminars & Events
18 April 2018, 8am:
ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and HEALTH DISPARITIES SYMPOSIUM
16 March 2018, 5pm:
ANNUAL BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES and HEALTH DISPARITIES SYMPOSIUM - Abstract Deadline
15 February 2018, 9am - 12pm:
Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Workshop

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Supported by a grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54MD007584), National Institutes of Health.