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Health Equity Research Center (HERC) A WSU Grand Challenges Initiative

Community Health Partnership Workshops

Due to COVID-19, planning for future workshops and events has been put on hold.


In September 2018, HERC hosted their second Community Health Partnership workshop. Research that had received funding from HERC was presented during the first session of the workshop. The primary focus of the second session was to hear from community organizations on what barriers and obstacles are seen daily and how a partnership between their organizations and HERC could lead to insightful research.

Representatives from the following organizations participated in HERC’s second Community Partnership Workshop:


In April 2017, HERC hosted a Community Health Partnership workshop at WSU Pullman attended by faculty and graduate students in health-related research. Sessions focused on nutrition, stress and health, community-based intervention, and other areas of WSU research strength.

Representatives from 6 community-based organizations presented ideas for research collaborations and externally funded projects that could significantly increase the groups’ abilities to fulfill their health-care missions:


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