The purpose of the Community Advisory Committee is to provide advice into the Center activities, aiding in the overall development and infrastructure of the Center. Members of the Community Advisory Council will consist of community members, community providers, and interdisciplinary faculty affiliates.
- Provide input on center activities specifically for community based participatory research (CBPR) with a focus on reducing population health disparities in chronic conditions.
- Identify initiatives and strategies that will engage Patient, Family and Community in Center activities for the purpose of building capacity.
- Develop a prototype on how to form, orient and educate a community advisory board for Community-Based Participatory Research.
- Support outreach and training activities for community engaged research.
|Committee Member||Title / Position|
|Mary Cramer||UNMC Professor, College of Nursing Omaha & Committee Co-chair|
|Dave Palm||UNMC Associate Professor, College of Public Health & Committee Co-chair|
CEO Health Center Assocaition of Nebraska (HCAN)
Chief Medical Officer, BCBS
Health Director of Public Health Solutions
|Kay (Barbara) Grant||Office of Health Professions Education Program Coordinator|
|Carol Kampschneider||VP, Franciscan Care Services|
|Stephen Lazoritz||Medical Director,WellCare of Nebraska, Inc. / Clinical Associate UNMC College of Nursing|
|Leslie Marsh||CEO, Lexington Regional Health Center|
|Audrey Paulman||UNMC, College of Medicine|
|Donna Polk||CEO of Urban Indian Health Coalition|
|Chuck Schroeder||Founding ED of the Rural Futures Institute|
|James Summerfelt||President & CEO, VNA|
|Rosalee Yeaworth||Former Dean CON, UNMC|
|Ted Fraser||Vice President & State Program Director, CIMRO of Nebraska|
|Janet Endorf-Olson||Quality Improvement Director, CIMRO of Nebraska|