Andrea Murray, MPH

Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)
Project Director for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH)

Public engagement is critical to overcoming mistrust and building confidence in diverse communities. This engagement is more likely to be impactful if the process is established and designed so that public values are translated into practice and policy.

SUBJECT: Trusted Messengers- Influencing Change in Diverse Communities

Andrea Murray, MPH is a Project Manager at the Penn State College of Medicine. Andrea joined the College of Medicine in 2018 and has interests in in rural health, racial and ethnic minority health, and social determinants of health. Projects she manages are funded by the NIH, Patient-Centered Outcome Research (PCORI) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She serves as the Project Director for the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant the AHeaD with Community Health Workers Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award as well as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

2.30 - 4.00 PM Afternoon Break-Out

Wedensday Afternoon

Community Activism: The Role of Community Influencers in Affecting Diversity and Change

This session is eligible for 1.5 CEs.

Choose 1 of 4 morning break-outs.