Community-Academic Partnerships for Early Childhood Health

Edited by Farrah Jacquez and Lina Svedin

Community-Academic Partnerships for Early Childhood Health

Edited by Farrah Jacquez and Lina Svedin

Distributed for University of Cincinnati Press

160 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2019
Paper $37.95 ISBN: 9781947602687 Published November 2020
PDF $37.95 ISBN: 9781947602700 Published November 2020
ePub $37.95 ISBN: 9781947602694 Published November 2020
Community-Academic Partnerships for Early Childhood Health is the first volume in the Interdisciplinary Community-Engaged Research for Health series. In this first volume, series editors Farrah Jacquez and Lina Svedin have invited academics around the country who participated in the first cohort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJ) prestigious, innovative Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) program to share results from their efforts. These three-person teams composed of two researchers and one community partner used applied research to create measurable change in healthcare and health outcomes for young children. Spanning disciplines from public health, psychology, policy, economics, medicine, nutrition and geography, academics teamed up with community partners, including medical practitioners, nonprofit leaders, and policymakers to create action and community benefit through research, intervention, and policy development. From research on the nonmedical needs of women in the Mississippi Delta, WIC programs in Puerto Rico, and children’s advocacy in Cincinnati, Ohio, the contributors describe seven cases depicting valuable stepping stones for academic and community partners to collaborate and create a culture of health in the United States.
 
Review Quotes
J. Michael Oakes, VP of Research, University of Minnesota and Director, Interdisciplinary Research Leaders
"Authentic and effective partnerships between researchers and community members shape research from idea to action, and promise more appreciable and enduring impacts. These Interdisciplinary Research Leaders [and their cases] offer first-hand experiences of the challenges and promise of such partnerships. This book is a guide for a better world through better research."
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