Increasing the relevance of research to underserved communities: Lessons learned from a retreat to engage community health workers with researchers

Heather Angier, Noelle Wiggins, Jessica Gregg, Rachel Gold, Jennifer Devoe

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This article presents information on a community retreat developed to seek input from community health workers (CHWs) to increase the relevance of our research to underserved communities in Oregon. Retreats facilitating dialogue between researchers and CHWs could yield important insight to enhance the significance of research for communities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)840-849
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2013



  • Community engagement
  • Community health workers
  • Health insurance
  • Health policy
  • Underserved

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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