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CHLA and SC CTSI Develop Interactive Virtual Robot Character to Boost Participation of Diverse Populations in Clinical Research

Kids and adults at Children's Hospital Los Angeles will be able to engage with "Zippy" the virtual research navigator to learn the basics about clinical research and why it's so vitally important for people from every population group to participate.

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Boosting Minority Participation in Health Research by Listening to the Community

In a study involving Filipino Americans in Los Angeles, CHLA/Keck physician-researcher Joyce R. Javier, MD, and her team used a popular minority recruitment model to refine their message for that population.

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Community Engagement Highlight: Healthy Black Communities – A Lunch and Learn Discussion

​On May 18th, the Community Engagement program, in partnership with the S.TA.R. Initiative (Strategically Targeting Appropriate Researchers) hosted a half-day training on how expanded research engagement with African American communities can lead to improved health outcomes.

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SC CTSI develops cartoon robot to help draw cautious, underrepresented minorities into clinical trials

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What's the Best Way to Stay Healthy? Let's Ask Our Studio Audience

USC social scientist Karen Lincoln, Ph.D., has turned the television talk show format into an effective model for educating underserved members of the African American community about Alzheimer's disease.

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USC expert dispels diabetes myths for Latino audience

The SC CTSI director Tom Buchanan dispels diabetes myths for Latino audience

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SC CTSI-supported Research Campaign Raises Awareness of Cervical Cancer Prevention among Latinas

The following research by Dr. Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati at USC's Department of Preventive Medicine was supported by the SC CTSI's Community Engagement and Research Development core groups.

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SC CTSI’s Community Mentorship Program Cited in Article by NIH NHLBI Division Director

Perspective on “The Journey From Research Discovery to Optimal Heart Health for All”

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