Community Resources

This page is meant to highlight some of the partners we've worked closely with who may also be able to provide assistance for your projects, whether you're a UAB faculty member, a community leader, or somewhere in between.

TRA Group

TRA Group specializes in research support and advisement for qualitative and quantitative projects. They partner with universities and research organizations across the country. Specifically, they have 15 years of experience as practitioners in each phase of the research process. TRA Group works alongside PIs and project managers to complete tasks that are fundamental to accomplishing project aims. Areas of expertise include:    

  • Qualitative Transcriptions
  • Subject Matter Expert grant reviews (Pre-submission and award panels)
  • Research participant recruitment (includes identifying key stakeholders)
  • Focus group facilitation
  • Formative & program evaluation for CDC and Justice Department grants
  • Town Hall production (virtual and in person)
  • Dissemination strategies

TRA Group enhances translation by serving as a link between science and the community, working with projects large and small.  More details can be found at