Every community partner should know about the IRB because, to collaborate in academic research on human subjects, your research activities will need to be approved by the academic institution's IRB, or institutional review board. The IRB review ensures that the...
Research & Program Planning
To collaborate in research and have access to data, you must be trained in human subjects research ethics and principles. This free, two-hour training from Penn's Community Engagement and Research Core is approved by the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) of the...
This one-page infographic is a good reminder of some key considerations when writing about health disparities and health equity using language that accurately describes the context and respects/empowers the population. Perfect to print and post in your work space.
The Community Tool Box outlines the key steps to creating a grant application that's likely to succeed. This could be helpful if you're newer to grants, or if you're looking for a step-by-step guide to work through with a partner.
This is a comprehensive guide to collecting high quality data, if you're looking to learn more in depth about collecting data.
The PhenX toolkit curates standard data collection measures for various topic areas, this specific one being for measuring social determinants of health. Using standard measures allows you to compare "apples to apples" with other research projects, as opposed to each...
This article is an introduction to data collection and describes the pros and cons of different methods of data collection. This would be helpful if you're deciding how to collect data.
This comprehensive guide from the US Department of Education reviews the purpose and elements of a logic model and includes everything you need to conduct a logic model workshop with your team, including a facilitator workbook, a participant workbook, and a slide deck.
This article is an introduction to using logic models. Logic models are incredibly helpful to organize program activities and outcomes.
This is a YouTube video from the CDC which summarizes each piece of their public health evaluation framework. (9 minutes)