To be a national leader in facilitating equitable, authentic, and robust community engaged research for community and population health improvement
To promote community engaged research by building capacity, facilitating connections, and fostering authentic communication between academic and community partners to improve the health and healthcare of the community.
- Build capacity by ensuring research-ready communities and community-ready researchers
- Facilitate meaningful and equitable partnerships and collaborations between community stakeholders and academic investigators across the translational research continuum
- Foster transparent, bidirectional communication between community stakeholders and academic investigators
Facilitate Authentic & Robust Community Engaged Research
Part of the newly formed Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement, in collaboration with Duke Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), the Community Engagement Core (CEC) provides a clearinghouse of resources and consultative services for community members, organizations, and Duke researchers.