A Family-Focused Lay Health Advisor Program to Reduce the Rate of Cardiovascular Disease among African Americans

Provide consultation and guidance for the development of the Train-the-Trainers curriculum for a lay health advisor program and the revision of the Power 2 Prevent (P2P) curriculum; Participate in monthly conference calls with all partners; Assist with the evaluation of the proposed program: Provide expertise at the Diabetes Overview session of each P2P round (8 times per year) Provide 10% of Research Assistant’s time to assist with curriculum development and collection of evaluation data.

Principal Investigator: Crystal Wiley Cené, Ph.D.

Primary Funding Source: Together Transforming Lives via NC Health and Wellness Trust Commission

Total Project Period: 7/1/09 – 6/30/12