Community Engagement Core
Melanie Pearson, PhD, CEC Director
Michelle Kegler, DrPH, MPH, CEC Advisor
Erin Lebow-Skelley, MPH, CEC Manager
The HERCULES Community Engagement Core offers community engagement (CE) consultation services to HERCULES investigators. The CEC supports HERCULES investigators’ efforts to engage with external partners throughout the different phases of their research. Services offered include: consultations for including CE in grant proposals, facilitating community partnerships, CE-related IRB technical assistance, community meeting planning consultation, consultation on community partnership evaluation, data report-back to research participants, research summaries for non-scientific audiences, and media training.