In this issue
Researchers working closely with NC partners
For a second year, NCPERRC research teams are working with partners in North Carolina to learn about public health preparedness systems and how these systems can be strengthened. This issue of NCEPRRC News features the collaboration with partners and reports on the current state of the 4 main research projects. More...
Brief updates on NCPERRC research
In 2010 each research project conducted a study requesting input from North Carolina health department staff and others. As of October 1, the data collection phases of each project are complete. Now the research teams are in the process of analyzing the information collected. Here is a brief report on the work in progress.
NCPERRC Research Projects
The overall theme of the Center’s research is to create and maintain sustainable preparedness and response systems. It includes the 4 projects listed below, as well as pilot projects and new investigator awards. More...
Mary V. Davis, DrPH, MSPH. More...
What is Public Health Systems Research
In previous newsletters, we have defined Public Health Systems Research (PHSR), given examples, and referenced the state of this new field. In this and in upcoming issues, we will feature some of the research being conducted at the 6 other PERRCs located within Schools of Public Health across the nation. More...
Come see NCPERRC at the NCPHA Annual Conference
NCPERRC has 4 presentations and 6 posters as well as an exhibit booth!
As NCPERRC begins its third year of research (on September 30, 2010) and looks forward to continuing the close partnerships formed over the past two years. The NCPERRC Synergy & Translation Committee will meet in March 2011 to review progress and plans for year 4. For the latest research briefs, bibliography and project information, please visit the NCPERRC website http://cphp.sph.unc.edu/ncperrc/.
We appreciate the contributions of our research collaborators. When we request your participation in one of our research studies, we make the following pledge to you. We will:
- coordinate our requests for information to ensure that there is no duplication of requested information,
- be considerate of your time and priorities,
- acknowledge your contribution to our research by recognizing your organization (to maintain your confidentiality),
- share our research findings with you.
North Carolina Institute for Public Health
Home of the NCPERRC
- Edward Baker, MD, Principal Investigator
- Pia MacDonald, PhD, Director
- Carol Gunther-Mohr, MA, Project Manager
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NCPERRC news is designed to inform collaborators across North Carolina of the people, projects, and results associated with NCPERRC.
This research was carried out by the North Carolina Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Center (NCPERRC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Grant 1PO1 TP 000296-01. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.