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To promote COVID-19 research with emphasis on clinical trials and community-engaged research.  Develop and implement research strategies that leverage current capabilities and community partnerships to promote COVID-19 research that assures inclusive participation and promising approaches for prevention, treatments, and cures. The overarching goal of the Arizona Community Engaged alliance is to conduct community-engaged research and outreach to increase COVID-19 awareness and education among communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and to reduce misinformation and mistrust.

Vote Now in the AZ CEAL "It's Our Turn" contest!

AZ CEAL received entries from Arizona youth ages 14 to 25 years old who created messaging about COVID-19 masks and vaccines, or another pandemic-related health topics affecting youth. We need the Arizona community to participate and vote on their favorite submission in each of the four categories (Advertisement, toolkit, visual arts, and written piece).

Vote NOW through the NAU CEAL website!


Join the Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) for the 2021 CEAL COVID Consortium Annual Meeting as we share our progress on current and future projects. Dr. Ricardo Muñoz joins CEAL as the event's keynote speaker, presenting his lecture "COVID-19 Has Magnified Mental Health Disparities: How we can turn things around." Dr. Muñoz is a Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University, Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco, and a Co-Chair of the NIH-CEAL National Steering Committee.


National CEAL Grant Information

CEAL's Mission: To provide trustworthy information through active community engagement and outreach to the people hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, including African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos and American Indians/Alaska Natives, with the goal of building long-lasting partnerships as well as improving diversity and inclusion in our research response to COVID-19. The CEAL grant is part of a 11-state Alliance funded by the National Institutes of Health.

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Arizona CEAL Grant information

The Arizona CEAL grant is part of a 11-state Alliance funded by the National Institutes of Health. The statewide efforts are coordinated by the Arizona CEAL leadership which includes the Arizona State University (Sabrina Oesterle, PhD; MPI), Mayo Clinic (Chyke Doubeni, MD; MPI), Northern Arizona University (Dr. Samantha Sabo; MPI) and University of Arizona (Sairam Parthasarathy, MD; Contact PI). 

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