Meeting Archive:
Spanning Boundaries for Better Health: An Inclusive Approach to Community Engagement in Diverse Neighborhoods

Date: Thu, Oct 4, 2018
Time: 01:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): SOPHE Education
 Presenter Information
Alycia Santilli, MSW
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Alycia Santilli, MSW, is the Director the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) at Southern Connecticut State University. Alycia received her Master in Social Work with a concentration in Community Organizing from the University of Connecticut. She worked as a community organizer for several years, organizing people to influence state policy. Recognizing the link between policy change and research, she became interested in public health research as a means for advancing public policy. Ms. Santilli began coordinating research projects at the Yale School of Public Health in 2005. She brings research skills in survey design, recruitment of hard-to-reach study participants, data collection protocol, and intervention development. She also brings skills in community-based intervention development (projects and policy-level).