The Community Outreach and Engagement program provides services that support community based research. We are a team of multilingual and multicultural staff with over 20 years of experience working in the community.

Our services include:

  • Community education
  • Development of culturally appropriate study materials
  • Translation services
  • Training for implementation science
  • Recruitment and retention support for studies and clinical trials
  • Assistance with community-based research and study design

To learn more about these services, please visit our Connect With Us page.

In addition, our faculty advise on community-based participatory research. To learn more about these services please contact Kimberly Burke at


Sidney Hankerson, MD
Focus area: Intersection of Mental Health and Cancer

Grace Hillyer, EdD, MPH
Focus area: Clinical Trials
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Jasmine McDonald, PhD
Focus area: Cancer Health Disparities
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Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH
Focus Area: Implementation Science
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Melissa Stockwell, MD, MPH
Focus Area: Human Papilloma Virus
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Parisa Tehranifar, DrPH
Focus Area: Cancer Health Disparities, Mixed Methods
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Mary Beth Terry, PhD
Community Family-based Studies, Environmental Epidemiology
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