• Diabetes Research and Training Center (DTRC) Community Engagement Core
    Diabetes Research and Training Center (DTRC) Community Engagement Core

    Director: Mona Fouad, MD, MPH
    Email:
    Phone: 996-2885

    Core Co-Director: Andrea Cherrington, MD
    Coordinator:  Monique Jackson
    Email: mjackson@dopm.uab.edu
    Phone: 996-2432

    How DRTC Community Engagement Core Can Help!

    • Provide access to a well-established coalition made up of community members able to serve as interested and well-informed leaders in the fight against diabetes in their communities
    • Provide expertise and assistance with grants related to diabetes and community-based participatory research
    • Assist investigators with implementation of research practices, to include measures, communications, and outcomes assessments as they relate to diabetes
    • Connect investigators¬† to 33 trained Community Health Advisors willing to help DRTC investigators extend their reach into the community
    • Help DRTC investigators pilot-test research tools and protocols to measure socio-cultural factors related to health disparities