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Recruitment: Diverse community partnerships (Milestone 12.A)

In Progress

Timeline Start - End

2016 - 2024

Research Implementation Area

Recruitment and Citizen Engagement

Provide funding for clinical research studies to build diverse community partnerships needed to increase research participation.


Success Criteria

  • Provide funding for at least 20 clinical research studies aimed at building partnerships with diverse communities.

Summary of Key Accomplishments

NIA issued a funding opportunity, “Examining Diversity Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research,” specifically calling for collaborative teams to focus on advancing concepts and approaches to enhance diverse research participant recruitment and retention, strengthen outreach and community engagement practices, and devise improved communication strategies. Fifteen funded projects from this initiative are developing and testing community collaborations focused on increasing clinical research participation of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, sexual and gender minorities, and members of under-resourced and/or rural communities.

The key accomplishments summary is current as of July 2022. 

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