|African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network
Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
|8th Floor Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
On August 14 & 15, 2006, AACORN hosted its 4th Annual Meeting and 2nd Invited Workshop. The workshop was entitled: Participatory Research on African American Community Weight Issues: Defining the State of the Art. The goal of this workshop was to explore how Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR) can inform obesity research. Specific objectives included:
Workshop sessions reviewed the principles of CBPR, with a focus on community constructions of successful collaborations. Workshop presentations included:
AACORN gratefully acknowledges our sponsorship for this workshop:
*Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by P60MD000209-05 from the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Click to download the workshop proceedings (PDF format).
In July 2010, an AACORN White Paper (a product of the 2006 Invited Workshop) was released entitled, In the Way, or On the Way? Click to download a copy (PDF format).
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