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Increasing Community Research Capacity to Address Health Disparities: A Qualitative Program Evaluation of the Community Research Fellows Training Program

This study reports results from qualitative interviews with participants in the Community Research Fellows Training program, an initiative designed to improve participants’ understanding of community-based participatory research. Interviewees shared observations on program features that enhanced their knowledge of research and of public health issues in their communities. The findings suggest features that contribute to effective training for community residents.

Project: Environment & Social Development


Komaie, G., Ekenga, C. C., Sanders Thompson, V. L., & Goodman, M. S. (2017). Increasing community research capacity to address health disparities: A qualitative program evaluation of the community research fellows training program. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 12(1), 55–56.