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Appendix A: Acronyms

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AAHIPAfrican-American Health Improvement Partnership
ACEActive Community Engagement
ACQUIREAccess, Quality and Use in Reproductive Health
AHRQAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ALAAmerican Lung Association
AMEAfrican Methodist Episcopal
ATSDRAgency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
CABcommunity advisory board
CACcommunity advisory committee
CACHÉCommunity Action for Child Health Equity
CAN DOChildren And Neighbors Defeat Obesity/la Comunidad Ayudando a los Niños a Derrotar la Obesidad
CARECommunity Alliance for Research and Engagement
CBOcommunity-based organization
CBPRcommunity-based participatory research
CCATcommunity coalition action theory
CCBCommunity Coalition Board
CCHNCommunity Child Health Network
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
CEnRcommunity-engaged research
CHCCommunity Health Coalition
CHICCommunity Health Improvement Collaborative
CTSAClinical and Translational Science Awards
DCCRDuke Center for Community Research
DCHDivision of Community Health
DEPLOYDiabetes Education & Prevention with a Lifestyle Intervention Offered at the YMCA
DPBRNDental Practice-Based Research Network
DPPDiabetes Prevention Program
HAAFHealthy African American Families
HHPHispanic Health Project
HOCHealing of the Canoe
HWAHouston Wellness Association
IRBinstitutional review board
IUSMIndiana University School of Medicine
JABGCJohn Avery Boys and Girls Club
JHCCJoyland-Highpoint Community Coalition
MOAmemorandum of agreement
MUSCMedical University of South Carolina
MWCMayor’s Wellness Council
NCCUNorth Carolina Central University
NICHDNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development
NIHNational Institutes of Health
N-O-TNot on Tobacco
NPU-YNeighborhood Planning Unit Y
PAphysical activity
PBRpractice-based research
PBRNpractice-based research network
PIprincipal investigator
PRCPrevention Research Center
RCTrandomized controlled trial
SCCSuquamish Cultural Cooperative
SNAsocial network analysis
SuGARSea Island Genetic African American Registry
UCLAUniversity of California, Los Angeles

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