Community Health

Community Scholars In-Residence

  Applications are now being accepted for the Community Scholars-in-Residence program which will be focused on cancer prevention and control research. Please contact Jill McDonald at jillmcd@upenn.edu  for more information and a program application.   Through this program, scholars will develop … Read more


A Tobacco-Free Penn Campus

The Student Health Service/Campus Health department at the University of Pennsylvania created videos to accompany their tobacco-free campus campaign. Watch their video, supported by the University of Pennsylvania Prevention Research Center (UPenn PRC), to learn more about their plans to … Read more


The Intersection of Community, Academia, and Grantmaking

This Community Scholars symposium offers exposure to developing, pitching, and sustaining innovative project ideas that utilize community-academic partnerships. Participants will: Gain insights into the approaches of developing and sustaining successful community academic partnerships. Learn from grantmakers, community organizations, and researchers … Read more


Research Readiness Day 2018

Research Readiness Day (RRD) is designed as a complement to CDRD to prepare participants to develop community-academic partnerships. RRD is a technical assistance event for groups interested in learning the skills to develop and pitch their research ideas to academic … Read more


Community Driven Research Day

Community-Driven Research Day (CDRD) encourages collaboration between researchers and community-based organizations (CBOs)/community groups who have research questions that they are interested in answering, specifically in ways that address local solutions to health challenges. Through an interactive poster session, CBOs and … Read more


The Impact of Community Health Workers – Webinar

The Impact of Community Health Workers Webinar sponsored by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals in Pursuit Of Excellence Though health care professionals at hospitals work tirelessly to help patients get and stay healthy, some patients struggle with real-life challenges, such … Read more