Community Research Exchange

DE-CTR ACCEL Delaware Health Science Alliance

ACCEL Community Research Exchange Conference - 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018
University of Delaware, Clayton Hall Conference Center

Guest Speaker
Georgia M. Dunston, PhD

Georgia M. Dunston, PhD,
President & CEO, Whole Genome Science Foundation, Inc.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Microbiology, Howard University College of Medicine
Founding Director, National Human Genome Center, Howard University

Dr. Dunston’s research on human genome variation in disease susceptibility and health disparities has been the vanguard of efforts at Howard University to build national and international research collaborations focusing on the genetics of diseases common in African Americans and other African Diaspora populations. Her passion is building community‐academic partnerships that connect the African Diaspora to the global genome revolution in knowledge on human identity in precision medicine and population health.

Afternoon Workshops:
Incorporating an Evaluation Framework into Your Work
Community-Engaged Research 101
Investing in the Future: Connecting New Investigators with Community Partners
Translational Research in Practice: Using Participatory Action Research (PAR)
Health Disparities
Community Research Exchange Program Key Contacts

Learn more about Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health by reading the following publication from the National Academy of Medicine: New Special Publication from the NAM Now Available: Perspectives on Health Equity & Social Determinants of Health

Materials available from the 2018 conference

Questions? Contact us at or 302-320-6796.