IUSCCC Community Outreach and Engagement presented Layla Claure with the “Most Community Engaged Research Poster Award” at the 2022 IUSCCC Cancer Research Day. This award recognizes outstanding research addressing under-represented or under-served populations and/or research directly involving members of the community. Layla presented Clinical Practices, Knowledge, and Attitudes Regarding Primary HPV Testing and Self-sampling for…
We conducted a community-based participatory research study examining the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people experiencing homelessness in Tippecanoe, Indiana. Read about the study and our findings in BMC Public Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11687-8
Our study, Examining multilevel determinants of cervical cancer and acceptability of screening innovations to address disparities among Hispanic women in Lake County, Indiana, was awarded the 2021 Indiana CITI Trailblazer Award. In partnership with Planned Parenthood Great Northwest, Hawai’i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky (PPGNHAIK) we will explore patient barriers to cervical cancer screening at Planned Parenthood…
Our project, “Community Health Worker Led COVID-19 Education and Rapid Antigen Testing for People Experiencing Homelessness” has been selected for funding under the NIH Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) Rapid Research Pilot Program grant.
Homelessness during COVID-19: Challenges, Responses, and Lessons Learned from Homeless Service Providers in Tippecanoe County, Indiana https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-583647/v1
Check out Dr. Rodriguez’ latest Comment, “Participatory innovation for HPV screening to accelerate the elimination of cervical cancer”, in The Lancet Global Health. https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(20)30522-2/fulltext?rss=yes
Purdue Public Health study focuses on COVID-19’s effect on area homeless https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/news/2021/04/purdue-public-health-study-focuses-on-covid-19s-effect-on-area-homeless/