Community Health Research Exchange

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CHRE group

The mission of the Community Health Research Exchange is to facilitate translational research in the community through enabling partnerships and collaboration, sharing information and resources, identifying research priorities and funding, educating about community-engaged research, and hosting a speaker series.

Guidlines for Partnerships

Upcoming Meetings 









Past Meetings

July 23, 2021 July 23, 2021

Presenters: Gabe Rosales, PhD candidate, Criminology, Law, and Society; Founder VNON & Naomi Sugie, Associate Professor, Criminology, Law, and Society

Prison Pandemic

Presenters: Valerie Pham, PhD candidate, School of Nursing Science & Dung Hua, Vietnamese-American Cancer Foundation

COVID-19 among Vietnamese-American Cancer Patients and Survivors

Slides | Recording

Slides | Recording

April 16, 2021 January 24, 2020 October 25, 2019

Presenter: Sharon Ishikawa, OC Healthcare Agency, Behavioral Health

A Snapshot of Emotional Well-being in Orange County During COVID-19

Presenter: Sanghyuk Shin, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sue and Bill Gross School Of Nursing

Climate Change, Social Determinants, and the Global Threat of Infectious Diseases

Presenter: Charlie Zender, Professor, Earth systems Science, UCI

Health Impacts of Climate Change

Slides | Recording

Slides | Notes

Slides | Notes

July 26, 2019 April 26, 2019 January 25, 2019

Presenter: Sora Tanjasiri, UCI Cancer Center

Partnership for cancer health disparities research

Presenter: Jane Chai, OC Healthcare Agency

OCHealthierTogether.org website demonstration and orientation

Presenter: Ria Berger, Healthy Smiles for Kids OC

Teledentistry program, best practices, metrics for success, grant-making, needs assessment


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October 24, 2018 August 27, 2018 June 25, 2018

Presenter: Brit Daniel Cervantes, UCI Gender Diversity Program

Healthcare for transgender and gender-expansive children, teens and young adults

Presenter: Hai Huang, Boat People SOS (BPSOS)

Mission to empower, organize, and equip Vietnamese individuals and communities in their pursuit of liberty and dignity.

Presenter: Cheryl Meronk, CalOptima

Programs that CalOptima fund, CalOptima’s role in the Orange County Community Indicators reports, and healthcare successes and needs of Orange County residents.

Slides | Notes

April 23, 2018 February 26, 2018 October 23, 2017

Presenter: Jane Stoever, UCI Domestic Violence Clinic

Multiple oppressions domestic violence survivors face: Domestic violence victims should not have to choose between deportation and medical care

Presenter: Candace Burton, UCI Nursing Science

Getting Under Your Skin: Trauma and Epigenetics Research in Intimate Partner Violence

Presenter: Jack Light, St Jude Medical Center

Community Engaged Research: Needs Assessment and Impact Evaluation: A Caregiver Intervention Program

August 28, 2017 June 26, 2017 April 24, 2017

Presenter: Jessica Borelli, UCI Psychology and Social Behavior

Partnering with Community Agencies In the Service of Helping Families Improve Mental Health

Presenter: Alana LeBron, UCI Public Health

Government-issued ID Polices and Health Equity

Presenter: Monique Daviss, El Sol Science and Arts Academy

Why El Sol does partnered Research

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February 27, 2017 January 23, 2017 October 24, 2016

Presenter: Margaret Schneider, PhD, UCI, Social Ecology

Evaluation as a subset of research

Presenter: Ria Berger, Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County

Positioning organization for success with funding by leveraging research

Presenter: Jodi Quas, UCI, Psychology and Social Behavior

Partnered research in the courts

CalOptima Seminar Flyers (English) (Language)

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August 22, 2016 April 25, 2016 February 22, 2016

Presenter: Jane Chai, Orange County Health Care Agency

The State of Health in OC: Healthier Together website

Presenter: Barry Ross, St Joseph Health

Leveraging research to impact health policy

Presenter: Valarie Sanchez, UCI, IRB

Institutional Review Board


Slides | Notes

Slides | Notes

January 25, 2016 October 26, 2015 August 24, 2015

Presenter: Sharon Boles, Children & Families Commission of Orange County

Research versus Evaluation

Presenter: Dara Sorkin, UCI School of Medicine (Partnered with AltaMed Health)

Research partnerships between academic and community entities

Presenter: Pam Pimentel, MOMs Orange County

What a CCRI award can do for a CBO

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