Supporting & Conducting Research in Communities


Alzheimer's Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Program

Core: Stanford ADRC Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core

Funder: Stanford Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC)

Aim(s): The Outreach, Recruitment, and Engagement Core assists in recruiting volunteers for the Stanford Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC).  Our recruitment emphasizes patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Dementia with Lewy Bodies; patients with mild cognitive impairment; and healthy older controls without neurological disease or cognitive impairment. More

Black Ladies Advocating for Cancer Care (BLACC)

Funder: California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP)  

Aim(s): Support community-based participatory research addressing African American breast cancer disparities. More

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Cancer Mindfulness Study

Core: SCI Community Outreach and Engagement

Funder: Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI)

Aim(s): One in ten Latina women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Depression and anxiety often occurs after diagnosis. Our study aims to determine whether or not a mindfulness intervention will help reduce the symptoms of depression and anxiety in Latina breast cancer patients.


Clinical & Translational Science Award Program (CTSA)  

Core: Community Engagement More

Funder: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Aim(s): Goals of the CTSA Community Engagement Core support the goals of the Stanford CTSA by fostering bidirectional partnerships with community-based organizations, patients, and key stakeholders to facilitate translational science that promotes health equity. More



Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 (CEAL)

Core: Community Engagement

Funder: STOP COVID-19 CA (Share, Trust, Organize, Partner: the COVID-19 California Alliance)

Aim(s): Making the products of research available, accessible, and affordable to volunteers and their loved ones contributes to building community trust.

Diagnosis Bias Project 


Ripple Effects Mapping

Aim(s): Engaging diverse midlife and older adults in a multilevel participatory physical activity intervention: evaluating impacts using Ripple Effects Mapping. Capacity Development Around New Innovative Methodologies. More

Upstream Research Center

Core: Community Core, co-led by UC Davis, UC San Francisco, and Stanford

Funder: National Cancer Institute

Aim(s): Build, evaluate, develop, and implement a collaborative community of residents in persistent poverty areas, policymakers, trainees, cancer and social science researchers, and data scientists that co-create programs to address the fundamental impacts of living in a persistant poverty area. More

Wipe-out Melanoma, CA

Core: Stanford Cancer Institute (SCI) | Office of Cancer Health Equity

Funder: Donor

Aim(s): Development of patient data registry and community-based secondary prevention strategies to reach low income Latino and non-Hispanic Whites for the prevention of melanoma. More