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Community-Engaged Scholarship Symposium

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Friday, May 20th, 2022*

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Session 1: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Moderator: Sabrena Mervin-Blake, MS, CCRC, MCPC, Senior Staff Director in the Duke Clinical and Translational Science InitiativeCommunity Engaged Research Initiative

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM: Opening Remarks by Debra Clark Jones, Associate Vice President for Community Health, Duke Health and Duke Office of Durham and Community Affairs.

9:05 AM – 9:30 AM: Keynote Address by Dr. Wanda Boone, Founder of Together for Resilient Youth (TRY), member of the NC Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience Advisory Board, Health and Safety Chair of the Durham City/County Task Force

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Panel Discussion, “Partnering to Address Emergent Concerns”:

Latin 19


Coastal Climate Resiliency

Lunch Break/Mini-Presentations: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: View Community-Engaged Scholarship mini-presentations.

Session 2: 12:30 PM – 3:15 PM

Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza, Professor of the Practice of Environmental Policy and Management at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University, Faculty Director for Engaged Scholarship through Duke Civic Engagement, Director for Community Engagement for the Duke University Superfund Research Center, Director of the graduate Certificate in Community-Based Environmental Management.

12:30 PM – 12:35 PM: Welcome Back by Leslie Parkins, Assistance Vice President and Director for Civic Engagement

12:35 PM – 1:00 PM: Keynote Address by Dr. Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, Associate Professor and Director of Health Equity in Duke University’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Panel Discussion, “Collaborating for Impact”:

University-Assisted Community Schools

Communities in Partnership

Families and Communities Rising

2:30 PM – 2:40 PM: Closing remarks by Dr. Mina Silberberg, Associate Professor in the Duke Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, vice-chief for Research and Evaluation in the department’s division of Community Health, and Director of the Community Engaged Research Initiative at the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM: Networking Session (break out rooms)

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