Development of a self-directed, online-learning curriculum to increase community-engaged research in clinical and translational science Academic Article uri icon

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  • BackgroundMedical research strives to improve health; community-engaged research (CEnR) supports translation to the community.MethodsThis article describes the use of andragogical theory to develop asynchronous CEnR training.ResultsA total of 43 researchers and community members completed at least one module. The majority (67%–100%) stated that training met their educational needs and noted a desire for more information.ConclusionThe curriculum reinforced CEnR principles to enhance medical research.


  • Balls-Berry, Joyce E
  • Billings, Heather
  • Ernste, Laura
  • Valdez Soto, Miguel
  • Frimannsdottir, Katrin
  • Weavers, Karen
  • Montori, Victor
  • Patten, Christi A

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  • April 2017