Jennifer C. Schaal, MD, Alexandra F. Lightfoot, EdD, Kristin Z. Black, MPH, Kathryn Stein, MPH, Stephanie Baker White, PhD, MS, PT, Carol Cothern, BS, Keon Gilbert, DrPH, MA, MPA, Christina Yongue Hardy, MPH, Janet Y. Jeon, MPH, Lilli Mann, MPH, Mary Sherwyn Mouw, MD, MPH, Lyn Robertson, DrPH, RN, MSN, Emily M. Waters, BA, Michael A. Yonas, MPH, DrPH, and Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH . Community-Guided Focus Group Analysis to Examine Cancer Disparities. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. Volume 10, Issue 1, Spring 2016.
April Oh, PhD, MPH, Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, PhD, MPH, Devlon Jackson, PhD, MPH, Samuel Cykert, MD, Nora Jones, MS, Jennifer Schaal, MD, Euginia Eng, PhD, MPH, CommunityRx. Chapter 2: Reducing Cancer Disparities Through Community Engagement: The Promise of Informatics. Oncology Informatics. March 2016.
Yonas MA, Aronson RE, Schaal J, Eng E, Hardy C and Jones N. (2013). Critical incident technique: an innovative participatory approach to examine and document racial disparities in breast cancer healthcare services.Health Education Research. September 2013.
Yonas MA, Aronson RE, Coad, N, Eng E, Petteway, R, Schaal J, Webb, L. (2012). Infrastructure for Equitable Decision Making in Research.Methods for Community-Based Participatory Research for Health. October 2012.
DeMarco M, Cykert S, Coad N, Doost K, Roman Isler M, Schaal J, White B, Young D. and Corbie Smith G. (2009). “Views on Personalized Medicine: Do the Attitudes of African American and White Prescription Drug Consumers Differ?” Public Health Genomics, 13(5): 276-291.
Aronson RE, Yonas MA, Jones N, Hardy C, White B and Wiley T. (2008). “Informing and Developing Research in the Context of Community-Based Participatory Research and Undoing Racism.” In: Stanton B, Galbraith J. Kaljee L. eds. The Uncharted Path from Clinic-based to Community-based Research. Nova Science Publishers.
Aronson RE, Yonas M, Jones N, Coad N, Eng E. (2008). “Undoing Racism Training as a Foundation for Team Building in CBPR.” In: Community-Based Participatory Research for Health (2nd Edition), Minkler M, and Wallerstein N, eds. Jossey Bass Publishers.
Yonas MA, Jones N, Eng E, Vines A, Aronson R, Griffith DM, White B, DuBose M. (2006). “The Art and Science of Integrating Undoing Racism with CBPR: Challenges of Pursuing NIH Funding to Investigate Cancer Care and Racial Equity.” Journal of Urban Health, 83(6): 1004-1012.
Cykert, S., Jones, N. “ACCURE: A System-Based Intervention to Address Disparities in the Treatment of Early Stage Breast and Lung Cancer” at The MD Anderson Cancer Center. May 19, 2017
Katrina Ellis, Jennifer Schaal, Stephanie Baker, Kristin Z. Black, Carol Cothern, Kia Davis, Kay Doost, Eugenia Eng, Christina Goettsch, Fatima Guerrab, Christina Hardy, Alexandra Lightfoot, Neda Padilla, Cleo A. Samuel “A System Change and Community Based Participatory Research Approach to Understanding the Role of Informal Social Networks During the Cancer Care Journey at the Ninth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. September 25-28, 2016
Schaal, J., Yongue, C. “Healthcare Equity Education and Training (HEET): An antiracism initiative for enhancing accountability for cancer care” at The 67th SOPHE Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. March 30 - April 1, 2016
Padilla, N., Yongue, C. “ Cultural Humility” at The NC Central Partners Research Fellows, Durham, NC. March 2016. The presentation emphazised how cultural competence training fails to address White culture.
Steed, J., Baker White, S., Eng, E., Goettsch, C., Lightfoot, A., Yongue Hardy, C., “Identifying Barriers to Care: Using The Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Approach To Qualitative Analysis Of Coding Cancer Navigator “Real Time“ Communications at the 2015 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. November 11-14, 2015
Eng, E., Schaal, J.“Improving Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Promoting Equity” at The University of New Mexico 2015 Summer Institute in Community Based Participatory Research for Health: Indigenous and Critical Methodologies. May 28, 2015
Eng, E., Lightfoot, A., Schaal, J.“Community Based Participatory Research Workshop” at The University of North Carolina at Wilmington. April 22-23, 2015
Cykert, S., Hayes-Greene, D., Heron, D., Schaal, J., “Health Equity Training” at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, October 22, 2014.
Eng, E., Cykert, S., “Accountability for Cancer Care Through Undoing Racism and Equity (ACCURE) (1R01CA150980-01A1)” at a Webinar for National Cancer Institute staff, September 10, 2014. Members were invited to present at a cyber-seminar series featuring presentations from grantees whose work demonstrates the importance of communication in cancer care. The Institute was particularly interested in this project because of our focus on health disparities. The primary audience for this webinar was the Health Communication & Informatics Research Branch and the Process of Care Branch of the National Cancer Institute.
Eng, E., Schaal, J., “Necessary Conflicts and Contradictions for Change: How to Build Equity and Community Engagement into a Specific Research Project.” at the Mekong River Delta Research Group conference “Community Based Participatory Research, Exploring Directions for Research in the Mekong Region“, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 6-8, 2014.
Eng, E., Jackson, M., Lightfoot, A., Schaal, J., “CBPR Community-Based Participatory Research - Practical Tools and Structures” Two-Day Course at The 11th Annual Qualitative Research Summer Intensive, Chapel Hill, NC. July 28-29, 2014
Eng, E., Schaal, J., “New Directions in Health Disparities Research” Keynote Address at Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities CIAHD-JHS Symposium for Junior Investigators on Perspectives on Epigenetics Research and the CBPR Approach, Detroit, MI. May 14-16, 2014
DeMarco, M., Eng, E., Lightfoot, A. Schaal, J. "The 4 P's: Guidelines for Publishing Peer-Reviewed Publications with Community Partners" Seminar for Skills and Practices in Engaged Scholarship Consortium at UNC-CH. March 21, 2014
Cykert, S, Robertson, L, Raines, B, Hardy, C, Eng, E, Gizlice, Z, Hislop, S, Jones, N. “Using health information technology as a tool for systems change and racial equity in cancer care: Phase I of accure.” Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA, November 2013
Lightfoot, A, Hardy, C, Jones, N, Schaal, J, Eng, E, Cykert, S, Aronson, R, Elliot, A, Hislop, S, Harris, D, LaMotte, D, Muhammad, T, Robertson, L, Yonas, M, Carter, P, Briggs, A. “Collaborating to address medical systems changes in cancer care with community initiation and accountability.” Roundtable Discussion delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 2013
Cykert, S. “A Multi-Pronged Intervention to Reduce Cancer Treatment Disparities: catching Up With ACCURE” University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA. October 23, 2014
Eng, E, Schaal, J. “Specific Research Projects: How to Build Partnership into a Specific Project.” Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute Conference, “Forming Sustainable Partnerships: Hopkins and Baltimore in the 21st Century” Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2013
Eng, E, Jones, N. “Addressing Health Inequity through Transparency and Accountability” 2013 National Caucus on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health Disparities, Washington, DC, September, 2013
Eng, E, Lightfoot, A, Jackson, M, Schaal, J. “Community-Based Paticipatory Research: Practical Tools and Structures” A two-day course at the 10th Annual Qualitative Research Summer Intensive, Chapel Hill, NC, July, 2013
Padilla, Neda “A Community Organization Working Toward Health Equity” for Guilford Latino Community Alliance on April 18, 2013
Robertson, L., Yonas, M., Eng, E., Cykert, S. “Research Presentation: Accountability for Cancer Care through Undoing Racism and Equity (ACCURE)” UPMC Center for Continuing Education in Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA. October 26, 2012
TC Muhammad, J. Schall, N. Jones, N. Padilla Health Equity Training for Community Partners in “Heart Healthy Lenoir” Kinston, NC, October 25, 2012
TC Muhammad, J. Schall, C. Hardy, C. Cothern Health Equity Training at Durham V.A. for Social Work Department Annual Conference, March 14, 2012
Hardy C, Lightfoot A, Jean Baptiste J, Ammerman A, Black KZ, Coad N, Council B, Corbie Smith G, DeMarco M, Ellis D, Ellison A, Eng E, Caldwell D, Harris B, Jackson M, Jones B, Jones N, Kearney W, Legerton M, Locklear T, Muhammad M, Muhammad N, Parker D, Siman F, Wynn M. “CBPR Charrettes: A problem-solving approach for community academic partnerships.” Annual Minority Health Conference, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC, February 2012
Coad, N, Hardy, C, Schaal, J. “Enhancing the Field of Public Health through Health Equity Training.” Presentation at the 2011 annual conference of the North Carolina chapter of the Society for Public Health Education, October 2011
Lightfoot A, Hardy C, Ammerman A, Coad N, Council B, Corbie Smith G, DeMarco M, Ellis D, Ellison A, ENG E, Caldwell D, Harris B, Jackson M, Jones B, Jones N, Kearney W, Legerton M, Locklear T, Muhammad M, Muhammad N, Parker D, Siman F, Wynn M. “Community leadership to build capacity for CBPR: An innovative model for advancing equity in research partnerships.” Annual Meeting of APHA, Washington, DC, October 2011
Hardy C, Coad N, Biederman D, Jones N, Schaal J, Eng E, and Wiley T. “Asserting the right to health: CBPR as a vehicle to promote racial health and health care equity.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver. CO, November 2010. Listen to a MP3 recording of the presentation - Listen Here View & Listen to a multimedia version of the presentation (additional software download may be required) - View Here
Biederman D, Jones N, Schaal J, Hardy C, Eng E, Coad N, and Wiley T. “A community-academic-medical partnership's view of racial justice forms at the crossroads of institutions' view of diversity and community engagement.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver. CO, November 2010
Eng E, Coad N. “Community Engagement: To What End?” Fit Communities Grantee Meeting, NC Health and Wellness Trust, Chapel Hill, NC, November 2010.
Coad N. “Building Whole & Healthy Communities panel discussion” with Dr. Tim Monroe, Health Director, Forsyth County Department of Public Health, NC SOPHE Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC, September 2010.
Aronson R and Coad N. “Conducting community assessments in low-wealth communities: a power analysis.” Guest lecture in HEA 603 Community Health Analysis, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Faculty: Dr. Kay Lovelace. August 30, 2010.
Eng E and Coad N. “Community Competence and Systems Change: Partners or Odd Couple for Eliminating Health Inequities.” NIH Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Lecture Series, Bethesda, MD, June 2010.
Eng E, Coad N. “Community Engagement: To What End?” Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Grantee Meeting, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Chapel Hill, NC, June 2010.
N. Coad, S. Cykert, N. Jones, J. Schaal, TC Muhammed “Undoing Racism: Moving Toward Health Equity” Hill House in Pittsburgh, PA on June 2, 2010
Aronson R, and Coad N. “Conducting Community Assessments in Low Wealth Neighborhoods.” Presentation given to the community outreach core, Institute for Community Engagement, Wake Forest University. June 24, 2010.
Eng E, and Hardy CY. “Cancer Care and Racial Equity Study: Interpreting findings and getting to outcomes with patients, their medical care providers and communities.” Paper presented at the Translational Research to Address Health Disparities Across the Lifespan Symposium of the UNC Translational Research and Clinical Sciences Institute, Chapel Hill, NC, March 2010.
Coad N, Schaal J, and Jones N. “Undoing Racism” – 4 hour workshop at the United Church of Chapel Hill (NC) on Saturday, February 27, 2010.
N. Coad, J. Schaal, N. Jones, S. Cykert Medical Residents from Moses Cone Health System meet for annual retreat at Lake Lure (NC) on October 18, 2009, two-hour session on health equity training
N. Coad, D. Biederman, N. Jones, TC Muhammed, S. Cykert Medical Residents from the Moses Cone Health System meet for annual retreat at Primland (VA) on October 8-9, 2009, two-hour session on health equity training
Isler MR, Canty TW, Lieberman A, De Marco M, Cykert S, Coad N, Doost K, Schaal J, White B, Young D, and Corbie-Smith G. “Community Based Research Infrastructure: An Exemplar of Community Engagement.” Poster presented at the 30th Annual Minority Health Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, February 27, 2009
Hardy, C, Schaal, J, Yonas, M, Eng, E, White, B, Coad, N, Aronson, R, Mohottige, D. “Critical Incident Technique Interview: An innovative CBPR method for amplifying the voices of women on the breast Cancer care.” Poster Presentation at the National Institutes of Health Cancer Disparities Summit, Bethesda, MD, December 2008
Yonas M, Jones N, Coad N, Eng E, Hardy C, Schaal J, Amell J, Mohottige D, Aronson R, and White B. “The Cancer Care and Racial Equity Study (CCARES): An Innovative Community and Academic Model for Investigating Disparities in Systems of Breast Cancer Care.” Poster presented at the National Health Disparities Summit, National Marina, MD, December 2008.
Eng E, Russell K, Schaal J, Yonas M, Amell J, and Hardy C. “Complexities, nuances, and mechanics of breast cancer care: Getting to systems change and racial disparities in breast cancer outcomes.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, October 2008.
Hardy C, Schaal J, Yonas M, Eng E, Amell J, and Mohotigge, D. "Critical Incident Technique: Process results from the Cancer Care and Racial Equity Study." Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, October 2008.
Yonas M, Eng E, Hardy C, Mohottige D, Coad N, Jones N, Schaal J, Amell J, Aronson R, and White B. "Cancer Care and Racial Equity Study (CCARES): An innovative community and academic model for investigating disparities in systems of breast cancer care." American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. October 25-29, 2008, San Diego, CA.
Eng E, and Coad N. “The Art and Science of Integrating the Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research and Undoing Racism Training” Minority Health Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, February 2008.
The GHDC and The Moses Cone-Wesley Long Community Health Foundation presented a Stakeholder Reception to strengthen relationships with various persons and organizations connected with CCARES. November 2006.
Sam Cykert presented “Breast Cancer Disparities” at the Thomas Wolff Symposium, in addition to explaining the role of the GHDC and the reasons for the proposed research. November 2006.
Nettie Coach and Nora Jones presented on CBPR for a graduate class in the UNC School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. October 2006.
Several members of GHDC were speakers at a conference entitled “Promoting and Cultivating Health Disparities Research” at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC. June 2006
Several members of GHDC made a presentation to faculty and students in the UNC School of Public Health as a part of a monthly CBPR Seminar Series. Chapel Hill, NC. February 2006.
The Partnership Project, The Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative, The Greensboro AHEC and the UNC Program of Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes (ECHO) sponsored a program titled Accessing Equitable Healthcare that featured Ms. Barbara Major as the guest speaker. The program was held at The Women's Hospital in Greensboro, NC in January 2006.
Nora Jones and Michael Yonas presented at the International Conference on Urban Health in Toronto, Canada. November 2005.