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The Community Engagement Institute (CEI) is an annual full-day symposium focused on issues related to health equity and social justice. The CEI examines the importance of why and how community engagement and collaboration are effective in social/behavioral research and essential in community building practices.  Sponsored by the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (UAB CCTS), the CEI is held in Birmingham each October. Starting in 2017, the University of South Alabama, a UABCCTS partner institution, hosts a remote site with a livestream of the keynote speakers from Birmingham. 

2018 Community Engagement Institute Livestream

Save the Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 

Student Center Terrace, University of South Alabama

Keynote Speaker:

Derek M Griffith_small.pngCEI Registration.JPGDerek M. Griffith, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Health, and Society
Director, Center for Research on Men's Health
Vanderbilt University
2018 Grantee, RWJF Building Trust and Mutual Respect to Improve Health Care

Who Should Attend?
Undergraduate and graduate students, community members, faculty, organizations & community/neighborhood leaders, volunteers, faith-based leaders and organizations, health advocates, researchers, consumers, grass-roots organizers, local funders, and others from across the Deep South region are encouraged to attend.

Download the agenda.

Download the event flyer.

Learn about the 2017 CEI Livestream.

Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by P20MD002314 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Also supported in part by and 1UL1TR001417 UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science USA Site Lead, Mark Gillespie, Ph.D. 

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