Stephanie Baker White selected to attend academy

Stephanie Baker White, assistant professor of public health studies, and Ann Meletzke, executive director of Healthy Alamance, were selected to participate in the Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership Academy.

The academy is an integrated one-year research education program. White and Meletzke will have the opportunity to join 11 other community-academic teams from across the country to engage in an intensive weeklong CBPR course July 17-22 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michiganand ongoing mentored learning activities throughout the year. 

The academy is intended for community-academic teams involved in newly-formed or early-stage CBPR partnerships, as well as teams of community-academic pairs that are interested in working together but have not yet developed a partnership. Through a competitive review process, a total of 12, two-person teams were selected for the the CBPR Partnership Academy.