Community Engagement

Providing consultation to facilitate community-centered research

The primary goal of the CCTS Community Engagement (CE) Program is to improve the health of the communities of Ohio by establishing partnerships across the state and through stakeholder-engaged research, especially in areas where health disparities are most pronounced.

CE Program Consultation and Engagement Resources

  • Building productive relationships with community stakeholders and organization
  • Consultation for creating and utilizing community engagement advisory boards 
  • Connecting with Ohio's Appalachian community through the CCTS southeast Ohio community engagement advisory board
  • Help with engaging community stakeholders to develop relevant and culturally sensitive research study designs
  • Consultation for stakeholder engagement, study design/implementation and dissemination of results to community
  • Community Science Cafés
  • Community Scientist Academy
  • Establish partnerships across Ohio through Ohio State Extension Educators

For a full listing of Community Engagement training and educational tools, visit the CCTS Community Engagement Resources page.

Please email Jeff Grever, community engagement program director, or call 614-366-5953 for more information.