Tag Archive: Community

Community Engagement Resources for Investigators


The Community Engagement Program aims to bring researchers, diverse communities, and stakeholders together to share their knowledge, skills and resources with a common goal of improving community health.   Community Engaged Research Training We offer introductory and advanced training in community engaged research. Training topics include:  Planning and evaluating community engagement in research; disseminating research findings to the public; building and sustaining research partnerships. All training is delivered by Johns Hopkins faculty and staff in collaboration with the Community Research Advisory Council. The council includes academic researchers, health care professionals and community members with diverse expertise. Consultations The Community Engagement […]

2011 Johns Hopkins Honors the 60th Anniversary


2011 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Video On October 1, 2011, the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research sponsored and produced the second annual Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture in Turner Auditorium on the Johns Hopkins East Baltimore (Medical) campus. Several hundred attendees, including numerous members of the Lacks family, came together to mark the occasion and to honor the 60th anniversary of HeLa cells. The morning session featured the announcement of the first recipient of the Urban Health Institute’s Henrietta Lacks Memorial Award. This $15,000 award, previously known as the Henrietta Lacks Award for Community-University Collaboration, was given to Newborn […]