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February 20, 2018

Discovering the Power in Diabetes Prevention

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Research Jam brought together youth, parents, and community members who work with families, to build a PowerHouse.

You walk into a gloomy room with no light. You sit down in a chair and face a stage where someone starts to say something about health. You try to say hey to your friend a few seats away, but you hear a “shhhhhh!” The person at the front of the room is still talking but you’ve lost the will to pay attention. All you hear is “blah, blah blah.” Your stomach rumbles. People around you yawn and fidget. No one...

September 18, 2017

Using Gamification to Engage Opioid Addicts in Human-Centered Research

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Gamification of a traditional research method was used to engage participants in a familiar and highly participatory atmosphere.
Because of sharp increases in opioid overdoses, emergency doctors at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis developed Project POINT to reach drug users when they are most receptive to change—soon after a near death experience. Now trained staff approach every overdose patient who has received naloxone to talk about recovery options and establish a connection to care.
Although Project POINT staff engaged hundreds of patients over two years, not every patient was ready for recovery after being approached in the emergency department. Also,...

All IN Booth at State Fair
September 13, 2017

Research Jam Was All IN At The Indiana State Fair

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Research Jam developed research activities and helped staff the All IN engagement booth.
Last month, Research Jam (AKA CHeP’s Patient Engagement Core) teamed up with their friends at All IN to host a booth at the Indiana State Fair. All IN is a collaborative effort of Indiana University, Purdue University, and Notre Dame that aims to share useful and engaging health and research information with Indiana residents.
The goal of the All IN booth at the Indiana State Fair was to introduce fair-goers to the initiative and engage them in various activities to gather their thoughts on a few...