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Appendix A: Acronyms

AAHIP

African-American Health Improvement Partnership

ACE

Active Community Engagement

ACQUIRE

Access, Quality and Use in Reproductive Health

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ALA

American Lung Association

AME

African Methodist Episcopal

ATSDR

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

CAB

Community Advisory Board

CAC

Community Advisory Committee

CACHÉ

Community Action for Child Health Equity

CAN DO

Children And Neighbors Defeat Obesity/la Comunidad Ayudando a los Niños a Derrotar la Obesidad

CARE

Community Alliance for Research and Engagement

CBO

Community-based Organization

CBPR

Community-based Participatory Research

CCAT

Community Coalition Action Theory

CCB

Community Coalition Board

CCHN

Community Child Health Network

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEnR

Community-engaged Research

CHC

Community Health Coalition

CHIC

Community Health Improvement Collaborative

CTSA

Clinical and Translational Science Awards

DCCR

Duke Center for Community Research

DCH

Division of Community Health

DEPLOY

Diabetes Education & Prevention with a Lifestyle Intervention Offered at the YMCA

DPBRN

Dental Practice-Based Research Network

DPP

Diabetes Prevention Program

HAAF

Healthy African American Families

HHP

Hispanic Health Project

HOC

Healing of the Canoe

HWA

Houston Wellness Association

IRB

Institutional Review Board

IUSM

Indiana University School of Medicine

JABGC

John Avery Boys and Girls Club

JHCC

Joyland-Highpoint Community Coalition

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MUSC

Medical University of South Carolina

MWC

Mayor’s Wellness Council

NCCU

North Carolina Central University

NICHD

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

NIH

National Institutes of Health

N-O-T

Not on Tobacco

NPU-Y

Neighborhood Planning Unit Y

PA

Physical Activity

PBR

Practice-based Research

PBRN

Practice-based Research Network

PI

Principal Investigator

PRC

Prevention Research Center

RCT

Randomized Controlled Trial

SCC

Suquamish Cultural Cooperative

SNA

Social Network Analysis

SuGAR

Sea Island Genetic African American Registry

UCLA

University of California, Los Angeles

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