Community engagement in research

November 25, 2013

Community Research Institute Over the past several weeks, ten local organizations enhanced their capacity to develop research projects that address health issues facing their communities.

October 10, 2013

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota have formed a first-of-its-kind group dedicated to improving the health of Minnesota's children.

On November 16, the group will host the first in a series of Research in Child Health Dinner Forums.

June 13, 2013

CTSI's Office of Community Engagement for Health will join the Minnesota Rural Health Conference on June 27-28 in Duluth. The conference, hosted by the Minnesota Department of Health, serves as a forum for rural health care providers and researchers to exchange ideas and share innovations around four areas of focus: access, community, quality and value.

March 6, 2013

The University of Minnesota and the University of California - Los Angeles Clinical and Translational Science Institutes have teamed up to support three new pilot projects that address health disparities and health systems problems in Minnesota and southern California.

February 5, 2013

Aaron Kelly and Jennifer AbuzzahabMedical School Assistant Professor Aaron Kelly, PhD, and Jennifer Abuzzahab, MD, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, received a Community Collaborative Grant from CTSI in 2010 to study the effects of the drug exenatide on extreme pediatric obesity. On Monday, February 4, the encouraging results of that study were published online in JAMA Pediatrics. 

December 10, 2012

We would like to congratulate the individuals from the 11 organizations that participated in the inaugural cycle of the Community Research Institute! Everyone who participated received a certificate and was recognized for all of their hard work. The following is a list of organizations that participated in this year's institute.

November 28, 2012

As an immigrant himself, Dr. Jose William Castellanos has a particular passion for working with immigrant Latino communities.

September 17, 2012

On Tuesday, September 11, 56 University of Minnesota scholars and community partners presented their clinical and translational research projects in a poster session, which opened the first annual Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Research Conference. 

July 2, 2012

Please join us on Tuesday, July 10 for a community discussion about the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. We will hear from opinion leaders and gather reactions and thoughts about how to collectively move forward to the benefit of Minnesotans.

July 2, 2012

The University of Minnesota's Office of Community Engagement for Health (OCEH) - a Clinical and Translational Science Institute effort - has helped build mutual trust and respect between the University and the surrounding community since its founding in 2009.