The overall goals of the NYU-CUNY PRC are to:
- Develop, test, and evaluate community-clinic interventions
- Develop, disseminate, and test a portfolio of CHW and EHR-based tools targeting Million Hearts goals
- Provide technical assistance to our stakeholder network regarding the population health impact of chronic diseases
- Develop and implement training programs that build the capacity and leadership of public health and clinical practitioners to conduct evidence-based research and interventions using community-clinical linkage strategies
The key research focus of the NYU-CUNY PRC is to test the efficacy and feasibility of CHW interventions in building community capacity and leadership for health promotion and disease prevention.