Immunity starts with Community the Arizona Ceal Consortium

Arizona Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL) Against COVID-19 Disparities


A collaboration between Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, and Mayo Clinic with funding by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (OT2HL158253 and OT2HL156812). 

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National Institutes of Health Community Engagement Alliance (CEAL)


May 2022

Report for focus group participants


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Article published in the Journal of Behavioral Medicine reporting learnings from focus groups. 

Ignacio, M., Oesterle, S., Mercado, M., Carver, A., Lopez, G., Wolfersteig, W., Ayers, S., Ki, S., Hamm, K., Parthasarathy, S. and Berryhill, A., 2022. "Narratives from African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Hispanic/Latinx community members in Arizona to enhance COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination uptake." Journal of Behavioral Medicine, pp.1-13.  


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