Mentoring in community-based participatory research: The RCMAR experience

Gina Moreno-John, Candace Fleming, Marvella E. Ford, Peter Lichtenberg, Carole M. Mangione, Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, Barbara Tilley, Olivia G.M. Washington, Olveen Carrasquillo

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Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has been identified as a useful strategy to overcome disparities in minority elders. However, little consensus exists with respect to appropriate CBPR training and mentoring mechanisms. In this paper, we summarize the mentoring activities in each of the six currently funded Resource Centers on Minority Aging Research (RCMAR). In addition to mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty, we also explore the bi-directional mentoring that occurs when faculty at academic health centers develop partnerships with members of their target communities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S1-33-S1-43
JournalEthnicity and Disease
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Dec 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • CBPR
  • Community Based Participatory Research
  • Elderly
  • Mentoring
  • Minority

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Medicine(all)


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