OCH is developing an an innovative national model to train future leaders in community health, disseminate community health scholarship, and enhance local health via community-academic partnerships.
Projects include research collaborations with community-based health centers and nonprofit organizations.
Jill Evans, MPH
Research Program Director
Office of Community Health
Office of Community Health website
The Office of Community Health (OCH) collaborates with community partners to identify how Stanford's academic programs and resources may support their organization's needs. The OCH serves as a centralized resource to facilitate communication between students, faculty, and community partners regarding collaborative community health projects.
The OCH uses resources from Community-Campus Partnerships in Health as a guide for establishing and maintaining strong community partnership principles. In addition, the Office has developed recommended guidelines for engaging in community partnerships that are used in several service-learning courses.
The OCH is very grateful to have partners who support its mission to foster and support community-responsive scholarship, advocacy, and public service aimed at improving the health of underserved populations.