2nd National Our Community, Our Health to be held September 24

Published: September 2nd, 2015

Category: Uncategorized

Our Community, Our Health: Making Research for Everyone

HealthStreet is excited to announce the 2nd National Our Community, Our Health event on September 24. In alignment with the Substance Abuse and Mental Services Administration’s celebration of National Recovery Month, the 2nd National OCOH will be sharing innovative research findings from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) about Marijuana Use Among Youth. Dr. Maureen Boyle, Chief of the Science Policy branch from NIDA will be the featured speaker.

Date and Time: September 24, Thursday, 5:30- 7 pm EST

Location: HealthStreet, 2401 Old Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608.

What is OCOH?

OCOH is a town hall inspired series that shares innovative research findings to foster conversation and mutual understanding with people across the nation. The event has both a physical audience and people from various locations tuning in via live-stream! To promote conversation and understanding, polling and text messaging is used for questions and comments.

Each event in the Our Community, Our Health series will feature researchers from a different site, and feedback from participants will be used to improve the forum as it develops and expands.

How To Tune in

Click HERE for the live stream link! The link won’t be active until 6 pm on September 24. We want to see where people are tuning in from: Please fill some Pre and post event questions so we can continue to better our event! https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_86S6wPXTohgXJK5




Date and Time: September 24, Thursday, 5:30- 7 pm EST

Location: HealthStreet, 2401 Old Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608.


How to Become a Participating Site

Based on a concept begun at Washington University in St. Louis and expanded at the University of Florida by HealthStreet, Our Community, Our Health engages people across the country through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards network, which is funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. To learn more or to become an Our Community, Our Health site, contact Erick Edwing at eedwing1@ufl.edu.


Event Resources:

Register for the Gainesville Event: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-community-our-health-tickets

Register for the Jacksonville Event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-community-our-health-a-national-forum-tickets-18476030304