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We are leaders in the development, application, and evaluation of methods aligned with community-engaged research. Our community-engaged research is focused on vulnerable communities and communities that experience health inequities in the region we serve. 

  1. Rhodes SD, Mann-Jackson L, Alonzo J, Simán FM, Song EY, Bell J, Irby MB, Aronson RE, Vissman AT, Tanner AE. Promoting community and population health in public health and medicine: A stepwise guide to initiating and conducting community-engaged research. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. In press.
  2. Michael L, Brady AK, Russell G, Rhodes SD, Namak S, Cody L, Vasquez A, Caldwell A, Foy J, Linton JM.  Connecting Refugees to Medical Homes Through Multi-Sector Collaboration. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. In press.
  3. Rhodes SD, Alonzo J, Mann-Jackson L, Tanner AE, Vissman AT, Martinez O, Rodriguez-Celedon, R, Garcia JM, Arellano JE, Song EY, Eng E, Reboussin BA. Selling the product: Strategies to increase recruitment and retention of Spanish-speaking Latinos in biomedical research. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. In press.
  4. Irby MB, Hamlin D, Rhoades L, Summers P, Rhodes SD, Daniel S. Violence as a health disparity: Adolescents’ perceptions of violence depicted through photovoice. J Community Psychol. 2018 Nov;46(8):1026-1044.
  5. Mann-Jackson L, Song EY, Tanner AE, Alonzo J, Linton JM, Rhodes SD. The Health Impact of Experiences of Discrimination, Violence, and Immigration Enforcement Among Latino Men in a New Settlement State.  Am J Mens Health. 2018;12(6):1937-1947.
  6. Rhodes SD, Tanner AE, Mann-Jackson L, Alonzo J, Horridge DN, Van Dam CN, Trent S, Bell J, Simán FM, Vissman AT, Nall J, Andrade M.Community-Engaged Research as an Approach to Expedite Advances in HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment: A Call to Action. AIDS Educ Prev. 2018 Jun;30(3):243-253.
  7. Johnson SM, Trejo G, Beck KL, Worsley C, Tranberg H, Plax KL, Linton JM. Building community support for pregnant and parenting teenagers using a modified World Café method in Forsyth County, North Carolina. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2018; 31 (6): 614-619
  8. Linton JM, Stockton MP, Andrade B, Daniel S.  Integrating Parenting Support within and beyond the Pediatric Medical Home.  Global Pediatric Health 2018; 5:1-7
  9. Marshall SA, Ip EH, Suerken CK, Arcury TA, Saldana S, Daniel SS, Quandt SA. Relationship between maternal depression symptoms and child weight outcomes in Latino farmworker families. Matern Child Nutr. 2018 e12614.
  10. Rhodes SD, Mann L, Siman FM, Alonzo J, Vissman AT, Nall J, Tanner AE. ENGAGED for CHANGE: An innovative community-based participatory research strategy to intervention development. In: Wallerstein N, Duran B, Oetzel J, Minkler M (Eds.) Community-Based Participatory Research for Health. Ed. 3. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 2018:189-202.
  11. Summers P, Quandt SA, Spears Johnson CR, Arcury TA. Child work safety on the farms of local agricultural market producers: Parent and child perspectives. J Agromedicine 2018;23(1):52-59.
  12. Arcury TA, Wiggins MF, Brooke C, Jensen A, Summers P, Mora DC, et al. Using "Policy Briefs" to present scientific results of CBPR: Farmworkers in North Carolina. Prog Community Health Partnersh 2017;11(2):137-147.
  13. Ip EH, Marshall SA, Saldana S, Skelton JA, Suerken CK, Arcury TA, Quandt SA. Determinants of Adiposity Rebound Timing in Children. J Pediatr. 2017 May;184:151-156.e2.
  14. Ip EH, Marshall SA, Arcury TA, Suerken CK, Trejo G, Skelton JA, Quandt SA. Child Feeding Style and Dietary Outcomes in a Cohort of Latino Farmworker Families. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S2212-2672(17)31145-0.
  15. Linton JM, Reichard E, Peters A, Albertini LW, Miller-Fitzwater A, Poehling K. Enhancing resident education and optimizing care for children with special health care needs in resident continuity clinic. Academic Pediatrics. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S1876-2859(17)30600-9.
  16. Rhodes SD, Mann-Jackson L, Alonzo J, Simán FM, Vissman AT, Nall J, Abraham C, Aronson RE, Tanner AE. Engaged for Change: A Community-Engaged Process for Developing Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities. AIDS Educ Prev. 2017;29(6):491-502.
  17. Rhodes SD, Alonzo J, Mann L, Song E, Tanner AE, Arellano JE, Rodriguez-Celedon R, Garcia M, Freeman A, Reboussin B, Painter TM. Small-group randomized controlled trial to increase condom use and HIV testing among Hispanic/Latino gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. American Journal of Public Health. 2017;107(6):969-76.
  18. Wolfson M, Wagoner KG, Rhodes SD, Egan KL, Sparks M, Ellerbee D, Song EY, Debinski B, Terrillion A, Vining J, Yang E. Co-Production of Research Questions and Research Evidence in Public Health: The Study to Prevent Teen Drinking Parties. BioMed Research International, 2017.