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The Dissemination and Implementation Research and Policy Program's mission is to foster unique university-community-policy partnerships to promote the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based health programs and services.

The CCTS Research Navigator helps UIC clinical and translational research investigators and study coordinators find the information and resources needed to navigate research ideas through the university system. The Research Navigator will guide you through a complex research landscape to place you on the right path to the right resources at the right time.

The Community Engagement Program (CEP) seeks to build UIC’s community-engaged research capacity by addressing the social determinants of health that are relevant to local and regional communities and the broader translational research community. T

The Smart Chicago Collaborative and the Chicago Department of Public Health believe data should be accurate, transparent and easy to understand. We created the Chicago Health Atlas so that you can review, explore and compare health-related data over time and across communities. In addition, the Chicago Health Atlas provides a place for residents to see our progress implementing Healthy Chicago 2.0, the citywide plan to improve health equity.

Our hope is that you will use this data to both better understand health in Chicago and identify opportunities to improve health and well-being.

The Chicago Health Atlas is, by design, an

The CCTS Community Engagement Advisory Board (CEAB) is committed to providing critical consultations and feedback to diverse groups of UIC faculty, pre- and post-doctoral students, community organizations, and faculty and trainees at other Chicago-area universities on their community-based research efforts.

Investigators often request language to describe the CCTS and/or a specific service or resource for inclusion in a grant application. The CCTS Overview and Service Core Description provides the necessary information for most applications.