In collaboration with community partners, researchers and health care providers, we contribute to all phases of health research projects from conceptualization to dissemination.

Our services aim to facilitate engagement between academic, clinical and community partners across the state to ensure that stakeholder input informs research; that research addresses the priorities and needs of the communities it serves; and that underrepresented populations are equitably involved in the research process. Our stakeholder engagement services include the following:

Stakeholder Engagement Consultations

Our faculty and staff are available to meet with researchers and stakeholders to consult during all phases of research on a variety of engagement topics. Examples include: best practices for community-engaged research, including measurements and tools; guidance for identifying and engaging with diverse communities; review of grant proposals and budgets for community-engaged research; and connecting researchers and stakeholders who share common interests. Request a consultation with a member of the CaSE team.

TraCS $2K Stakeholder Engagement Voucher

Translational researchers who seek to engage with stakeholders in research design, implementation, and dissemination may apply for funds to support stakeholder involvement.
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TraCS Stakeholder Network

Are you a researcher looking for a community or patient stakeholder to provide input on your project? Are you a patient or community member interested in collaborating with NC TraCS and researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill? Then the NC TraCS Stakeholder Network is here for you!
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A Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Charrette is a new model for promoting, advancing and enhancing the use of community-based participatory research.
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