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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.
To bolster research to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health is funding $29 million in additional grants for the NIH Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities.
This funding was supported by the American Rescue Plan. The awards will provide $15 million to 11 teams already conducting research and outreach to help strengthen COVID-19 vaccine confidence and access, as well as testing and treatment, in communities of color. An additional $14 million will fund 10 new research teams to extend the reach of COVID-19 community-engaged research and outreach.
The NIH-funded Community Engagement Alliance against COVID-19 Health Disparities (CEAL) aims to provide trustworthy information 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.
COVID-19 Clinical Trials Scientific Committee
The COVID-19 Scientific Committee aims to lead system efforts associated with oversight, review and coordination of all COVID-19 research opportunities. Develop and implement research strategies that capitalize on current system capabilities and expertise to better position ourselves for future, high-impact COVID-19 research opportunities.
For Doctors and Medical Personnel
Learn about all of the cutting-edge COVID-19 related clinical studies and trials here including contact information for referring potential participants.
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.Learn More
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).Learn more