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Community-Engaged Research Summer Institute

The 2018 Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) Summer Institute will take place June 24th - 29th at Tougaloo College's Owens Health andcenr-photo.jpg Wellness Center in Jackson, MS. The institute has a maximum of 10 participants, allowing for a workshop/seminar type format, with presenter-participant discussion and interactive learning. Junior faculty members from all major Mississippi universities are encouraged to apply.

The institute will include presentations on many aspects of planning and conducting community-engaged research related to obesity, along with individual and group activities focused on developing a proposal for a community-engaged, obesity-related, research project. One-to- two institute participants will be selected to submit a proposal to the MCCTR Pilot Projects Program.

The 2017 CEnR Institute took place at the University of Southern Mississippi. To the right, applicants pose with Core leaders Drs. Kathy Yadrick and Jennifer Robinson.


The application deadline has been extended to April 13, 2018 and the appropriate template can be found below. Applications and associated attachments should be submitted vial email per application guidelines.

Lodging and reimbursement for travel will be provided to the 10 selected participants. Meals will be provided through the institute and via a per diem allowance for those meals not included in the Institute schedule.

For more information regarding the CEnR, contact, Jennifer Robinson at, or Monicah Brumfield at