Community Health Workers in the United States: Time to Expand a Critical Workforce

Our Director, Natalia Rodriguez, writes about the importance of expanding the CHW workforce. Read the full editorial published in the American Journal of Public Health. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2022.306775

New publication on challenges and opportunities for workforce development of Indiana Community Health Workers

An interest in, and the need for, Community Health Workers (CHWs) in the United States is growing exponentially. CHWs possess a unique ability to relate to and build trust with communities in order to improve clinical outcomes, while building individual and community capacity. Given their critical role in addressing social determinants of health, expanding theContinue reading “New publication on challenges and opportunities for workforce development of Indiana Community Health Workers”

New NIH RADx-UP funded study on rapid COVID testing in a homeless shelter

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.