2019 Outstanding Community Researcher Awards

Nominations are now open for the

2019 Outstanding Community Researcher Awards



The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) is proud to announce the call for our annual Outstanding Community Researcher Awards. These awards acknowledge individuals’ exemplary commitment to collaborative research partnerships comprised of campus researcher(s) and community organization(s).

Nominations are sought for two awards:

  • UCI faculty, staff, or students that excel in demonstrating principles of engagement in building partnerships with community organizations and community members in order to accomplish effective community-engaged research (CEnR), and who exemplify CEnR values in developing their professional research agenda.
  • Community leaders who show commitment to incorporating principles of research and quality improvement in their efforts to address the health of the communities they serve. Candidates for this award possess a research mindset in program development and embed research activities in their organizations to inform evidence-based practices.

Nomination Process:

All members of the community and UCI faculty are welcome to submit a nomination for a community member, organization, or UC Irvine faculty. Nominations are encouraged from community members, UCI staff and faculty, and those that work closely with individuals engaged in quality CEnR. Self-nominations are encouraged.

Selection Criteria:

The selection committee, consisting of members of the ICTS Steering Committee and the Community Health Research Exchange, is interested in specific examples of extraordinary dedication to community outreach and/or community-based participatory research.


Nomination must include:

  • A completed online nomination form. Please upload and submit nomination form at the link provided below.
  • A resume, CV, or bio.



Nominations are due by Friday, March 8, 2019

For more information, please contact:
Robynn Zender | rzender@uci.edu

The recipient of this award will be honored at 
The 11th Annual ICTS Awards Dinner
“People Who Make A Difference in Human Health” 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation


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