Community Engagement and Research

The ITS Community Engagement and Research resource seeks to develop collaborative research partnerships with local communities, enhance trust in clinical and translational research, serve as a site for integration of community engagement activities, facilitate training in methods for community research and establish long-term relationships with community-based groups.


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Research touches everyone, consider participation in research.

Consider registering as a volunteer at, the health of millions has been improved by those who have volunteered their time to take part in research studies. Research Match is a registry that was created through collaborations between a large network of major academic institutions and is funded by the National Center for Research Resources - a component of the National Institute of Health. Research affects our everyday lives and much of the research involves people like you, to participate so a researcher can test a theory or hypothesis about an important question. Because of you who participate, important research can move forward to help improve our future generations to come.