Working with Academics

Community Partner Training for Human Subjects Research

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...

How IRBs Protect Human Research Participants

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...

Community Advisory Boards

This presentation slide deck from the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute defines what a Community Advisory Board (CAB) is, how a CAB functions, why they are important, and what CAB members can expect. This is good if you've been invited to...

Making Community Partnerships Work: A Toolkit

The March of Dimes Foundation created a comprehensive toolkit to learn about, prepare for, begin, and sustain community-based participatory partnerships. The toolkit is intended "for newcomers and seasoned organizers, community-based groups, public and private...