Research translation is an integral part of the science done by the Environmental Health Sciences Center researchers. The National Institutes of Environmental Health Science (NIEHS) has challenged organizations to create and foster a relationship between EHSC members and and their community and stakeholders. Research translation is essential to effectively relay research findings to stakeholders in a manner that is useful. Effective research translation operates in a bidirectional manner, with stakeholders and researchers working together. The OSU EHSC uses principles of environmental health literacy to help stakeholders recognize and understand the impact of environmental exposures on health, and apply research findings to reduce exposures. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders, we believe we can create strategies to help everyone live a long and healthy life.
The Community Engagement Core team is happy to help our researchers incorporate research translation and community engagement into their research. Please contact Diana Rohlman for more information.