COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT/OUTREACH CORE The Community Engagement/Outreach Core seeks to: 1) use current media and social media technology (cellphone, text messaging, social media) to support effectiveness of the ADELANTE intervention;2) develop a brand identity for the intervention with the help of youth and families in the community;3) increase health literacy in the Latino immigrant community using a train-the-trainer protocol to enhance community capacity;and 4) disseminate findings from the GWU COE research to the community and the field. Dr. W. Douglas Evans, a recognized expert on social marketing and health communications, will direct the Community Engagement and Outreach Core.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
1P20MD006898-01
Application #
8352549
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN (01))
Project Start
2012-06-07
Project End
2017-01-31
Budget Start
2012-06-07
Budget End
2013-01-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$223,918
Indirect Cost
$38,117
Name
George Washington University
Department
Type
DUNS #
043990498
City
Washington
State
DC
Country
United States
Zip Code
20052