News and Archives
Take a look at project and team member news, events, and accomplishments.
CPPRN TEAM MEMBERS ATTEND MLK DAY PARADE IN LOS ANGELES
Dr. Kenneth Wells, Dr. Sheryl Kataoka, and Ms. Felica Jones represented the CPPRN at this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Los Angeles.
cpprn team members attend pcori annual meeting
Dr. Ben Springgate, Ms. Loretta Jones, and Ms. Felica Jones represented the CPPRN at this year's Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute annual meeting.
Ms. Pluscedia Williams receives lucille webb award
A big congratulations to the CPPRN's own Ms. Pluscedia Williams who was presented with the Lucille Webb award earlier this month! The Lucille Webb award goes to someone that “who exemplifies community leadership in Community–Based Public Health.”
Ms. Plus dedicated the last 25 years to studying social and cultural determinates of health care to reduce its inequalities. Her goal is to create opportunities for researchers to build a coalition between communities, community based organizations and academia. She is an adviser for Healthy African American Families II in Los Angeles and has a faculty appointment at Charles R Drew University where she sits on their Institutional Review Board. Her current efforts have brought her to the forefront of patient engagement where she is a member of PCORnet’s Engagement Committee, part of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). She is a leader in elevating community and patient voices at the national level so that these voices can and will be heard in order to impact care.
CPPRN MAY 25TH CONFERENCE
On May 25, 2016, the CPPRN held a joint conference by video between our two sites in Los Angeles and New Orleans. The conference featured an introduction to the CPPRN, opportunity to network with others working in the same field, and special keynote speakers. It was open to the public and was FREE. Click on the video to the left to hear more details from the conference.