Community Engagement 
Dr. JoedreckaBrown Speights working with a patient at FSU Primary Helath
Dr. JoedreckaBrown Speights working with a patient at FSU Primary Helath

Aims

  • Imbue principles of community engagement to make research a shared value
  • Strengthen stakeholder integration and partnerships to create healthy communities and measure health outcomes
  • Expand contributions to the science of community engagement locally, regionally, and nationally that is informed by and with the entire spectrum of community stakeholders

Research Foci

  • Maternal and child health
  • Maternal mental health
  • Cardiovascular disease

Community Engagement Team Lead: Joedrecka Brown Speights, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, College of Medicine joedrecka.brown@med.fsu.edu

Community Engagement Team Members

Jessica De Leon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, College of Medicine

Heather Flynn, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, College of Medicine

John Mathias, PhD, Assistant Professor, College of Social Work

Eugenia Millender, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Nursing

Penny Ralston, PhD, Professor, Dean Emeritus, Director of the Center on Better Health & Life for Underserved Populations, College of Human Sciences

Community Advisory Board Members

Miaisha Mitchell, Greater Frenchtown Revitalization Council

Reverend Roosevelt N. Rogers III, Pastor, Old Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, Havana


Last Updated: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM