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Public Health Culture

Join Leonore Okwara, MPH as she discusses public health research, initiatives, and how to engage the community in it all.

Dec 13, 2020

In this episode, I discuss how you can become involved in the work I am doing in 2021!


Seeking Community-Based Research Opportunities During Undergraduate/Graduate School or Gap Year (January 14th at 7pm EST)

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Frances Dean, BSHP, Founder of Create, Critique, and Revise Wizard, where she has served 100+ clients from the Public Health and STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine) field since the company’s establishment in October 2018.

Leonore Okwara, MPH, Founder of Public Health Research Consulting helps current and future community-focused researchers engage communities of color in research and manage community-based participatory research studies to meet the needs of the community and the funder.

1. Understand the process of CBPR and how to avoid the "savior complex" 
2. Learn how to prepare for a career in community-based research
3. Learn concrete ways to seek positions in this field


Research in Communities of Color Virtual Summit

View the recordings from the inaugural summit

Complete the form to participate in the 2021 summit as a volunteer, presenter, or sponsor.


Ask-A-Researcher Series

Interested in sharing best practices from engaging the community in your research? Join me in an informal discussion about your work and engage in a Q&A with attendees.

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Join the Public Health Research Network LinkedIn group for a collaborative space to share and learn best practices related to everything research.


Program Management Masterclass (January 28th at 7pm EST)

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No time to dedicate to planning out the administrative steps to make conducting community-centered research activities easier? Are you interested in learning how to develop a program management plan to help you organize and track activities? This is for you if you are confused as to how to effectively manage the many moving parts of a research study.


Public Health Culture Podcast Guest

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Network with Other Public Health Professionals!

Questions about a career in research? Reach out to:

Leonore Okwara, MPH (Community-based research and program management)

Asya Spears, MS (Statistics)

Andrea Durham, MPH, CCRP (Clinical research)

Angela Brown, MPH (Aspiring Public Health Nurse)

Instagram: @phnurseang


Want to connect with the Research in Communities of Color Summit Presenters?