Melinda Davis, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and the Director of Community Engaged Research for the Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network. She uses participatory methods to conduct research to reduce disparities in rural and vulnerable populations. Dr. Davis is currently funded through an NCI K07 scholar. She is leading research to understand regional variation in colorectal cancer screening and to implement interventions to improve colorectal cancer screening in collaboration with the Community Health Advocacy and Research Alliance, Oregon Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs), and other state and national partners.
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