The Community Engagement program is a well-established resource linking investigators and community partners to implement the mission of building capacity and infrastructure for clinical and translational research.
The UC Davis Center for Reducing Health Disparities “Providing Quality Health and Health Care with CLAS” (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) curriculum is an innovative program designed to help leaders in the health care industry develop comprehensive strategies to meet accreditation requirements and improve their quality of culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
Program to Alleviate National Disparities in Ethnic and Minority Immunizations in the Community (PANDEMIC) is a project dedicated to boosting COVID-19 adult vaccination rates among racial and ethnic minority communities, in particular, low-income Latino and immigrant families, where health care skepticism is common and vaccination rates are low.
Is a California-wide academic-community partnership using community-engaged approaches for addressing COVID-19 prevention, treatment, and testing in high-risk communities.
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities and UC Davis Health are partnering with the California Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity to improve COVID-19 testing and treatment access among underserved populations in Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Sacramento and Sutter counties.
Accountability, Coordination, and Telehealth in the Valley to Achieve Transformation and Equity (ACTIVATE) is a demonstration project using digital health to improve the well-being of underserved and rural communities in partnership with community health centers.
The California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) is a statewide prevention and early intervention effort to reduce mental health disparities in underserved communities.
Together for Wellness/Juntos Por Nuestro Bienestar is a collaborative group of partners from across the state representing mental health services, community-based organizations, academic institutions, and individual community members and leaders. Together for Wellness/Juntos seeks to create a repository of digital resources (like apps, websites, videos, and articles) that can support and improve people’s mental health and wellbeing.
The statewide Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Cultural Transformation Model (ICCTM) Learning Collaborative is a free, virtual, training series specifically geared for California County Behavioral Health Departments and Authorities. The ICCTM Learning Collaborative consist of 44 Distinct California Counties. The purpose of the ICCTM Learning Collaborative is to address health inequities in access and utilization of quality mental health services that are prevalent within many of our communities.
Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Promotoras, embedded leaders within underserved communities, have an important role supporting community-engaged research and are increasingly being incorporated into research teams for their ability to reduce barriers in translation, particularly regarding research on health disparities. The Community Health Worker Research Best Practices Training focuses on providing culturally and linguistically sensitive training to help improve the translation of clinical research in underserved communities.
CRHD is serving as the evaluator for the LPMPP project. This project attempts to address a national physician shortage with licensed doctors from Mexico that meet the cultural and linguistic needs of California’s underserved Latinx community.