Other Projects

Project ACTS – About Choices in Transplantation and Sharing

Project ACTS was developed to address many barriers to organ and tissue donation among African Americans such as lack of knowledge and awareness, concerns about inequalities in the organ allocation system and religious beliefs.

Healthy Homes/Healthy Families Intervention

Healthy Homes/Healthy Families is a coaching intervention that seeks to improve diet and physical activity behaviors and prevent weight gain by changing the home environment to make it more supportive of healthier food and exercise habits. 

Smoke-Free Homes

Smoke-free Homes is a National Cancer Institute funded initiative to design, test, and disseminate a brief intervention to create smoke-free homes.

Community Engagement Research Program

The EPRC co-leads the Community Engagement Research Program of the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute, along with the Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center.

HERCULES Community Outreach and Education Program

The EPRC is leading the community engagement core for Emory's newly funded environmental health sciences research center.

Insure GA, Community Health Works

The EPRC has a contract from Community Health Works to evaluate Insure GA, an initiative that seeks to help Georgia’s uninsured and under insured gain affordable access to high quality health insurance coverage. Insure GA in funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services to serve as a statewide Health Insurance Marketplace Navigator Organization. With this funding, Insure GA has navigators throughout the state to assist consumers understand and enroll in plans through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace. The EPRC is partnering with Community Health Works to evaluate how navigation affects consumers’ access to health care.

Intervention Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Shared Resource

The Intervention Development, Dissemination, and Implementation (IDDI) developmental shared resource gives Winship Cancer Center members access to expertise in behavioral science research methods.

Project DECOY

A collaboration among several college campuses in Georgia that examines tobacco use among young adults.

Project MOCSIE

Matching of Consumers to Social Media Interactions on E-cigarettes.  Project MOCSIE examines contextual factors (tobacco control activity, e-cigarette advertising, and Twitter activity) in relation to e-cigarette purchases, using Nielsen Consumer Panel data.

Recent Past Projects

CPCRN Mini-Grants Program

The Emory CPCRN awards selected organizations in southwest Georgia with small grants and technical assistance to support the implementation of proven and promising programs and strategies for chronic disease prevention.

Cobb County Community Transformation

The EPRC is providing evaluation assistance to the Cobb County Board of Health on its CDC-funded Community Transformation grant.

GA Department of Public Health Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

The EPRC has a contract from the Georgia Department of Public Health to evaluateTogether We Can: Georgia Colorectal Cancer Project, a statewide, CDC-funded project to promote colorectal cancer screening.