Our governing council, paid community liaisons, pilot grants and training programs, in conjunction with people from the communities we serve work together to improve the health of people and reduce health disparities in Colorado and the surrounding region.
We have engaged 20 existing community-academic partnerships, which encompass more than 4 million community members, including rural, minority, and underserved populations.
We aim to:
- Stimulate new attitudes, practices, and policies within the university and collaborating communities to make it easier to work together
- Engage in research, participate in data monitoring, sponsor observational studies and evaluation of these efforts
- Provide pilot grant funding
- Provide resources to facilitate effective use of existing data
- Sponsor community exchanges and training to enhance communication between communities and researchers
- Broadly disseminate emerging information in health research