The Jackson Heart Study Community Outreach Center (JHS CORC) is a Jackson State University Contract.  The aims of the CORC are: 

      Plan and conduct community outreach activities and events to communicate study findings and health promotion messages, promote the JHS, retain study participants, and build trust in the community

      Administer the JHS Community Health Advisors Network (CHAN) to promote cardiovascular disease prevention in the Jackson area through health education programs and other activities as appropriate.

      Convene a JHS Community Ethics Advisory Board to advise the JHS on ethical issues concerning participation in research, which will meet twice per year or more frequently as needed.

      Publish a newsletter every six months for JHS participants and the community reporting research findings, health promotion messages, and other appropriate items of interest

       Participate in JHS initiatives, committees, manuscript development, and provide support for data analysis.

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