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Community Engagement Core

The Meharry Community Engagement Core connects community members and organizations with Meharry researchers to conduct research and share results that will improve health for communities that experience the poorest health outcomes.

Vision

To eradicate health and healthcare disparities through long-term, collaborative, mutually beneficial community/academic research partnership.

Mission

To combine the passion, knowledge, and skills of community partners and academic researchers to carry out research, share research results, and put into practice research findings that advance health equity and improve health for communities that experience the poorest health outcomes.

Partnership Opportunities

To learn more about the Community Engagement Core, visit their website below.

Community Engagement Core Publications

High-Fat Diet-Induced Obese Effects of Adipocyte-Specific CXCR2 Conditional Knockout in the Peritoneal Tumor Microenvironment of Ovarian Cancer.
Deokyeong Choe, Eun-Sook Lee, Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel, Andrew J Wilson, Margaret M Whalen, Samuel E Adunyah, Deok-Soo Son

Use of Community Listening Sessions to Disseminate Research Findings to Past Participants and Communities.
Jennifer Cunningham-Erves, Elizabeth C Stewart, Jillian Duke, Leah Alexander, Jamaine Davis, Derek Wilus, Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, Stephania T Miller

MicroRNA-21 deficiency suppresses prostate cancer progression through downregulation of the IRS1-SREBP-1 signaling pathway.
Thanigaivelan Kanagasabai, Guoliang Li, Tian Huai Shen, Nataliya Gladoun, Mireia Castillo-Martin, Sherly I Celada, Yingqiu Xie, Lakendria K Brown, Zaniya A Mark, Josiah Ochieng, Billy R Ballard, Carlos Cordon-Cardo, Samuel E Adunyah, Renjie Jin, Robert J Matusik, Zhenbang Chen

A high-resolution HLA reference panel capturing global population diversity enables multi-ancestry fine-mapping in HIV host response.
Yang Luo, Masahiro Kanai, Wanson Choi, Xinyi Li, Saori Sakaue, Kenichi Yamamoto, Kotaro Ogawa, Maria Gutierrez-Arcelus, Peter K Gregersen, Philip E Stuart, James T Elder, Lukas Forer, Sebastian Schönherr, Christian Fuchsberger, Albert V Smith, Jacques Fellay, Mary Carrington, David W Haas, Xiuqing Guo, Nicholette D Palmer, Yii-Der Ida Chen, Jerome I Rotter, Kent D Taylor, Stephen S Rich, Adolfo Correa, James G Wilson, Sekar Kathiresan, Michael H Cho, Andres Metspalu, Tonu Esko, Yukinori Okada, Buhm Han, Paul J McLaren, Soumya Raychaudhuri

Outcomes from the Adaptation of an Evidence-Based Peer Linkage & Re-Engagement Intervention for Women of Color with HIV in Three Urban Clinics.
Serena Rajabiun, Janet Myers, Janet Goldberg, Karen Fortu, Marena Sullivan, Vladimir Berthaud, Rahab Wahome, Alicia Downes, Howard J Cabral