HERMES' experience spans a range projects from solutions to government agencies to our own research funded through collaborative initiatives and Small Business Innovation Research grants and contracts. The following are examples of our public health research projects.
Disaster Mental Health Preparedness Training for Black Communities.
This project aims to develop a community integration training model and use evidence-based practices (EBP) to build local healthcare provider and community leader mental health competencies. Long-term goals include mitigating and improving stress related symptomology, as well as the identification and treatment of mental disorders.[more]
HIV/AIDS/STD Education for Minority Women Attending HBCUs.
The goal of this project, sponsored by the Office on Women’s Health, was to develop and implement gender-based, culturally sensitive, and needs-based HIV/AIDS/STDs prevention education strategies [more].
Development of Researcher and Community Partner Training Modules for Collaborative Mental Health Research.
The goal of this project, sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, is to develop training modules to assist mental health researchers and African American community-based organization leaders in working collaboratively [more].
Evaluation of Comparison of Didactic Presentations and Drama to Promote Cardiovascular Health in the Black Community.
The goal of this project, sponsored by the Office of Minority Health, is to evaluate the implementation and short-term effects of culturally adapted drama and didactic cardiovascular health promotion presentations [more].