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PRCHN Connection Fall 2018
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PRCHN logo New Funding Extends Core Research, SIP Grants
The PRCHN has received nearly $1.4 million in funding to continue its core research, FreshLink, as well as to fund two on-going community-engaged Special Interest Project (SIP) grants and one new SIP grant.  
Community Health Worker conducting a health screening at a neighborhood event New REACH Grant Will Continue PRCHN’s Healthy Food Retail and Shared Use Efforts
The PRCHN is a funded partner in a new Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant. This funding will allow the REACH team to continue the healthy food retail and shared use initiatives that it has been implementing throughout the east side of Cleveland. 
BCOP Program Coordinator Keren Valerus Meet New Staff Member Keren Valerus
Keren Valerus joins the Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention (BCOP) team as Program Coordinator and has played an instrumental role in readying BCOP's new website for a late fall launch.
 
mfoodNEST Program Manager Dominique Rose Meet New Staff Member Dominique Rose
 Dominique Rose joins the Modeling the Future of Food in Your Neighborhood Study (mfoodNEST) as Program Manager. 
Post-doctoral scholar Elizabeth Benninger Meet New Staff Member Elizabeth Benninger
Elizabeth Benninger joins the PRCHN as a Post-Doctoral Scholar working on the qualitative core of the foodNEST 2.0 study. 
School-Based Surveillance and Evaluation Coordinator Catherine Osborn Meet New Staff Member Catherine Osborn
Catherine Osborn joins the YRBS team as School-Based Surveillance and Evaluation Coordinator  
What Have PRCHN Faculty & Staff Been up To?
See what PRCHN faculty and staff have been publishing and presenting! 
PRCHN Connection Summer 2018
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2018 FreshLink staff FreshLink: Creating Healthier Communities One Connection at a Time
Learn how FreshLink Ambassadors are building bridges and creating connections in Greater Cleveland. 
Community Health Ambassador Delores Collins (r.) presents Christine Lattimore with the first stipend from Creating Greater Destinies. REACH Enhances Neighborhood Programming through Mini-grants
A new mini-grant program established by PRCHN-trained Community Health Ambassadors is supporting shared use and chronic disease self-management programming in  seven Cleveland neighborhoods. 
2018 PRCHN Summer Interns PRCHN Summer Interns In their Own Words
For the past two months, the PRCHN office has been filled with the energy and enthusiasm of a cohort of talented summer interns. Learn more about their work! 
What Have PRCHN Faculty and Staff Been up To?
See what the PRCHN faculty and staff have been publishing and presenting. 
PRCHN Connection Spring 2018
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Image of Produce Perks data brief cover New Data Brief Describes Produce Perks Supermarket Pilot
A new data brief from the PRCHN describes the results of a pilot program that allowed SNAP recipients to redeem coupons for fresh produce at the grocery store.  
 En-jong Shon, PhD. What's the Value of Training at the PRCHN?
Congratulations to former graduate assistant En-jung Shon, PhD and current graduate assistants Megan Schmidt-Sane and Tommy To. 
Image of coupon given to SNAP recipients What's New from REACH?
What do walking maps and healthy food retail have in common? They're both among the latest projects from the REACH initiative. 
Rachel Gardenhire with her poster for Research ShowCASE Research ShowCASE 2018
Check out the Research ShowCASE posters from the PRCHN! 
What Have PRCHN Faculty and Staff Been up To?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29659024See what PRCHN faculty and staff have been publishing and presenting. 
PRCHN Connection February 2018
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PRCHN staffer Erika Hood and students from Bioethics 315/415 help with a beach cleanup during a research trip in Costa Rica. Community Health Engagement Coordinator Helps Students Explore Health Equity in US and Costa Rica
Learn how a poster at the Research ShowCASE sparked an academic partnership. 
What Have PRCHN Faculty and Staff Been up To?
See what PRCHN faculty and staff have been presenting and publishing 
January 2018 PRCHN Connection
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What Have PRCHN Faculty and Staff Been up To?
See what PRCHN faculty and staff have been publishing and presenting. 
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