CEARCH

July 19, 2018

Group collaboratingLetters of Interest are now being accepted for a CTSI pilot award program that supports community-university research projects that address important health issues identified by Minnesota communities.

January 10, 2018

three people in a city looking at a tabletCTSI's Office of Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health (CEARCH) has awarded funding for three projects through its new funding programs for community members and organizations to develop ideas and partnerships that address health in our communities. 

September 27, 2017

A group of people smile at the cameraCTSI launches Community Engagement Studios, a new model that enables U of M researchers to gather structured feedback from patients, community members, and other stakeholders to benefit their research studies. 

September 27, 2017

Two women talking in a business casual settingCommunity members and organizations interested in developing ideas and partnerships to address health in Minnesota communities now have access to two funding programs through CTSI's Community Engagement to Advance Research and Community Health that will award up to $7,000 each quarter.

September 26, 2017

Brooke Cunningham, CTSI 2017 Travel Award winnerThe Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and more than 30 research faculty and community judges recognized researchers for outstanding posters and presentations at the annual CTSI Poster Session and Reception held September 20.

April 24, 2017

Dental therapist treats a patient“CTSI’s support of our research has been an important part of our overarching efforts to influence policy decisions, advance the dental therapist profession, and better serve the communities who can benefit the most from these practitioners.”

- Dr. Karl Self, one of the two CTSI-supported University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers at the forefront of the emerging dental therapist profession.

January 3, 2017

Healthy kids eating apples outsideA University of Minnesota research team found that early childhood care and education providers are making significant strides in ensuring kids eat healthy food and are physically active

Findings are from a follow-up survey to a 2010 study that was jointly funded by CTSI and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 

November 20, 2016

Rebecca Shlafer and Katy Kozhimannil“Our CTSI-supported research project didn’t just inform public policy; it led directly to the creation of new legislation,” says Dr. Rebecca Shlafer.

Fellow U of M faculty member Dr. Katy Kozhimannil adds, “CTSI support formalized our University-community partnership, which was critical to our ability to make a nationwide impact with our work."

August 17, 2016

“We want to give people who aren’t affiliated with the University a meaningful way to contribute to research, while arming investigators with insights that can benefit their studies.”

August 1, 2016

Drs. Caspi and CutlerResearchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are collaborating on a study that explores a new approach for connecting food insecure families with food and nutrition resources, thanks to funding from CTSI, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and the University’s Department of Pediatrics.

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