We decided to create a CFAR specific CAB in response to our involvement in NCCC- Providence Boston CFAR CAB
This is an amazing opportunity for other leaders to learn from one another and take information back to their respective CABs- 2016 NCCC Evaluation
Tiffany Dominique from the UPenn CFAR joined us at the UAB CFAR for a two-day consultation visit. She met with representatives from several advisory boards that were working toward the goal of strengthening a United Community Advisory Board (UCAB). She provided extremely helpful insight from an outside perspective, but with the CAB knowledge and experience to assess our strengths and areas to build upon.
We have received TA which helped us to improve our CAB structure...especially cross-CAB collaboration
The power of this network is sharing expertise across the country. Jordan White from the Hopkins CFAR came to our site and really gave us ideas about engaging young people in a very different way and leveraging our power with different funding streams at the institution.
Our CAB has been using the community summary slide developed by the UW CFAR CAB. It has truly helped early career scientist in disseminating their work in community settings when we sponsor meet the investigator events. I wouldn't have had this model without this network.
I loved this conference, it way surpassed my expectations. - Nina Martinez (Emory CFAR CAB)
Ms. Dominique generously shared her time and expertise in a 90-minute conference call with the team at the UC San Diego CFAR charged with implementing a CAB for its new Disparities Core. All were impressed by the breadth of Ms. Dominique’s knowledge and understanding of CAB development and management: from defining needs, to selecting members, to scheduling and managing meetings, to integrating a CAB into the rest of the CFAR, and more