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MICHR 2013 Community Engagment Symposium - Poster Abstract Submission

Outreach, Partnerships & Implementation Science (OPIS)

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Ann Arbor, MI

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Submit Poster Abstract
Submit your poster abstract (250 word limit) for the 2013 CE symposium no later than March 4. After we receive your poster abstract, a MICHR staff member will contact you with further details. In order to enter the judging, please note that you must send a PDF or PowerPoint version of your poster to MICHR-OPIS@umich.edu by March 11. To facilitate poster discussion, please make sure you are available for the entire poster session from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. on the day of the event, March 19.
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The purpose of MICHR's Annual Community Engagement Symposium is to enhance collaboration between researchers and community-based, nonprofit, and governmental organizations interested or engaged in clinical and health research. Academic and community partners will have opportunities to network, share their research and experience, and develop skills to become engaged and effective partners.  

This theme of this year’s symposium The Power of Partnerships: Improving Research and Health Outcomes will focus on the importance of community involvement and leadership in the research process and how both communities and researchers benefit from partnership approaches

Poster Abstract Submission and Competition Information
MICHR invites posters that showcase a broad range of topics related to community-university partnered research (e.g. partnership development, participatory methods, dissemination strategies). Poster prizes will be given for first and second place in two categories (student and non-student).

Submit your poster abstract for the 2013 CE symposium no later than March 4. There is no specific format required for poster abstracts, however there is a 250 word limit. After we receive your poster abstract, a MICHR staff member will contact you with further details.

In order to enter the judging, please note that you must send a PDF or PowerPoint version of your poster to MICHR-OPIS@umich.edu by March 11. To facilitate poster discussion, please make sure you are available for the entire poster session from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. on the day of the event, March 19.


Event details are being finalized. A detailed agenda will be distributed and reposted in early February.

Preliminary Symposium Agenda

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.            Registration and Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 a.m.            Poster Session

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.          Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.          Keynote Presentation

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.    Networking Lunch

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.              Workshop Sessions 1

                                        Culturally-tailored, community-based recruitment
                                        Community leadership in research

                                        Dissemination and translation for diverse audiences

                                        Proposal writing and local funding opportunities

                                        Strategies for building effective partnerships

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.              Workshop Sessions 2

                                        Culturally-tailored, community-based recruitment
                                        Community leadership in research

                                        Dissemination and translation for diverse audiences

                                        Proposal writing and local funding opportunities

                                        Strategies for building effective partnerships

3:45 - 4:30 p.m.              Poster Awards and Closing Remarks



Partners and co-sponsors for the 2013 symposium include the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor YMCA, City Connect Detroit, Community-Based Organization Partners, Friends of Parkside, the DECIDERS project, Prevention Research Center of Michigan, U-M School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice, U-M Health System Program for Multicultural Health, and Washtenaw County Health Department.

Have questions about MICHR 2013 Community Engagment Symposium - Poster Abstract Submission? Contact Outreach, Partnerships & Implementation Science (OPIS)

When & Where


University of Michigan North Campus Research Complex, Building 18
2800 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Outreach, Partnerships & Implementation Science (OPIS)

OPIS is the Community Engagement Core of the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR). The goal of OPIS is to involve the community’s expertise and knowledge in improving the quality of U-M clinical health research and producing outcomes that measurably benefit the health of the local community. We aim to support research that is more relevant to people’s needs and concerns, more reliable, and more likely to be used.

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