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Faculty Member Receives Grant to Integrate Communities into Academic Research

Associate Professor Jennifer Leeman was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the new N.C. Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS) for community-academic partnership.

Leeman will be co-principal investigator on the study entitled,

Assoc. Prof. Jennifer Leeman received a $50,000 grant from TraCS to study community involvement in academic research.

Assoc. Prof. Jennifer Leeman received a $50,000 grant from TraCS to study community involvement in academic research.

“Healthy Lifestyles Learning Cluster: Translating Data & Research Into Action” along with Mark Smith, an epidemiologist with the Guilford County Department of Public Health. Together, Leeman and Smith propose to develop an academic/community partnership designed to translate research- and community-based evidence into obesity prevention/weight management programs and interventions.

The longer term goal, however, is to create a partnership proposal for additional funding to implement and evaluate an evidence-based, community-specific obesity prevention/weight management intervention.

The longer term goal, however, is to create a partnership proposal for additional funding to implement and evaluate an evidence-based, community-specific obesity prevention/weight management intervention.Professor Jennifer Leeman was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the new N.C. Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS) for community-academic partnership.
Leeman will be co-principal investigator on the study entitled, “Healthy Lifestyles Learning Cluster: Translating Data & Research Into Action” along with Mark Smith, an epidemiologist with the Guilford County Department of Public Health. Together, Leeman and Smith propose to develop an academic/community partnership designed to translate research- and community-based evidence into obesity prevention/weight management programs and interventions.
The longer term goal, however, is to create a partnership proposal for additional funding to implement and evaluate an evidence-based, community-specific obesity prevention/weight management interventionAssociate Professor Jennifer Leeman was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the new N.C. Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS) for community-academic partnership.
Leeman will be co-principal investigator on the study entitled, “Healthy Lifestyles Learning Cluster: Translating Data & Research Into Action” along with Mark Smith, an epidemiologist with the Guilford County Department of Public Health. Together, Leeman and Smith propose to develop an academic/community partnership designed to translate research- and community-based evidence into obesity prevention/weight management programs and interventions.
The longer term goal, however, is to create a partnership proposal for additional funding to implement and evaluate an evidence-based, community-specific obesity prevention/weight management intervention.