2019 Outstanding Community Researcher Award
The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is pleased to announce the 2019 Outstanding Community Researcher Awardees. These two awards acknowledge exemplary commitment to collaborative research partnerships comprised of a campus researcher and a community organization. One award is presented to a UCI faculty member who excels in demonstrating principles of engagement in building partnerships with community organizations and community members in order to accomplish effective community-engaged research (CEnR). The second award is presented to a community leader who shows commitment to incorporating principles of research and quality improvement in their efforts to address the health of the communities they serve.
Madison Park Neighborhood Association
Adey Nyamathi, PhD, MSN, FAAN
Dr. Adey Nyamathi is the Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing. She is a highly respected researcher, academician, and a distinguished professor. Dr. Nyamathi has been the Principal Investigator of over a dozen NIH-funded grants; the majority of which were R01 type mechanisms. She and her research team have been funded by NIDA, NIAAA, NICHD, and NINR. During her three decades of continuous R01 NIH funding as a Principle Investigator, Dr. Nyamathi has conducted descriptive and randomized trials among vulnerable populations, including homeless, drug-addicted, and incarcerated persons; gay/bisexual youth; men at risk for HIV/AIDS; and rural women living with AIDS in India. In her current NIH-funded study with homeless adults diagnosed with Latent TB, Dr. Nyamathi's team is engaging this underserved population to ensure they have access to the prescribed treatment as well as support in the physical, psychological and social realms.
Join us in celebrating the Madison Park Neigborhood Association & Dr. Nyamathi!
Register now for the ICTS Awards Dinner; space is limited.
The 11th Annual ICTS Awards Dinner
"People Who Make a Difference in Human Health"
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation