CHIRP Program Activities


Throughout early 2012, The CHIRP team is visiting community partner sites and providing trainings on a variety of research topics. This website includes videos of training sessions and supplemental reference documents.

Go to all training materials.


Best Practices to Build Academic/Community Research Partnerships

October 24, 2011Symposium on October 24, 2011


The Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network hosted a symposium that brought together community health coalition partners with academic researchers to discuss best practices for establishing productive research partnerships.

Symposium Highlights

  • Presentations from leading OHSU translational researchers who are bridging basic science and community-based research
  • Delicious lunch prepared by the Bionutrition Unit with the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Unit
  • Panel discussion with representatives from four Clinical & Translational Science Awardees (CTSAs): Case Western, University of California San Francisco, University of Colorado Denver, and Oregon Health & Science University
  • Small group exercises to share the realities, challenges, and best practices of community and academic research partnerships

See all symposium agenda and presentation materials.