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.