OCTRI Community Research Hub support (0.25 FTE): the Klamath Falls Community Research Liaison position will be supported by the Community Research Hub and will live in the region\u2019s defined boundaries of Klamath County. This position plays a critical role in developing and supporting community engaged research activities with and between OHSU and partners in Klamath and Lake Counties working to address needs identified in the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and other health improvement initiatives in the region. S/he will serve as research staff in specific OHSU investigator-led research projects in the region; coordinate and facilitate training opportunities in the region; and assist community partners, researchers, and stakeholders in the region by arranging for or providing technical assistance.
Campus for Rural Health academic support (0.25 FTE): the Community Research Liaison is the key individual for our work with Klamath CRH community partners, community projects, faculty, research, and learners.Develop class materials, assignments and classroom activities for courses; grade assignments; follow up with students; facilitate class discussions and serve as back-up to the Regional Associate Dean. Identify and coordinate class guest speakers; create and deliver project orientation and assignment documents for students; responsible for project identification and presentation of project options to OHSU Campus for Rural Health and OCTRI Leadership.
Knight Scholars Program support (0.25 FTE): Centralized point of contact for student cancer community research-related projects; align partnerships and oversee community mentors of Knight Cancer Scholars; work with program team on supervision and guidance of student community cancer research projects; assist with student and teacher recruitment and application processes. Act as the primary contact of the Knight Scholars program to institutional and community partners and students; recruit teachers.
Klamath Tribes community research support (0.25 FTE): Collaborate with OHSU faculty and healthcare providers to build and support relationships and research with the Klamath Tribes and support the work of local faculty working with the Northwest Native American Center of Excellence (NNACoE). Work to improve the health of the region and Indian Country, by creating unique training experiences with tribes to produce a health workforce better prepared to serve Indigenous populations.
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