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Community-Based Participatory Research Pipeline Pilot Awards

This grant opportunity of up to $15,000 is intended for academic and community partners who completed or intend to complete UR CTSI’s Introduction to Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) training, or who have demonstrated experience in CBPR. Research teams must consist of one faculty member from the University of Rochester and at least one community partner from the greater Rochester area. The focus of the application should be on a planning grant or a pilot research project leading to a UR CTSI pilot funding application or to independent external funding. Awards starting on January 1, 2018 will be six-month awards.

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Deadlines

The RFA for our next round of funding will be available in February of 2020. Applications will we be due in April, 2020.

Current Projects

Collaborating with Caregivers: Factors that Influence the Decision to Begin Mental Health Treatment for Children in Urban Communities
Aparajita “Tuma” Kuriyan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Alicia Evans, Independent Community Consultant with LeGray Dynamic
Carlos Santana, Community Organizer for Action for a Better Community, Inc.

The Prevalence of Loneliness in Minority Communities with Chronic Medical Conditions
Allen Anandarajah, M.D., Associate Professor of Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Nancy Shelton, Senior Consultant of Cultural Competence and Health Equity at Coordinated Care Services, Inc.
Angela Wollschlager, Community Outreach Project Lead and Patient Engagement Specialist at Medical Solutions, Inc.

Faith-based Interventions to Support Health-Promoting Behaviors and Reduce Overweight and Obesity Rates in African American Families
Ruth Brook Wards, Aenon Baptist Church
Kaydean Harris, RN, Doctor of Nursing Practice Student in the University of Rochester School of Nursing

Past Projects

Growing a Healthy Community: Families Co-Constructing Community Spaces and Sustainable Access to Fresh Food
Joyce Duckles, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Counseling & Human Development at the University of Rochester Warner School of Education
George Moses, Chair of the Rochester Housing Authority

Community centered prenatal oral health program
Jin Xiao, D.D.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Dentistry
Sherita Bullock, Executive Director of the Healthy Baby Network

Many members, one body: Integrating systems in mental health and self-injury resilience
Ann Marie White, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Public Health Sciences
Silvia Sörensen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Ophthalmology
Phyllis Jackson, R.N., Project Manager of Community Wellness at Common Ground Health