- Challenges of Collaboration to Address Health Disparities in the Rapidly Growing Community of Las Vegas, Nevada
- Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
- Johns Hopkins University Press
- Volume 20, Number 3, August 2009
- p. pp. 824-830
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Collaboration was established between a university and the faith-based community in Clark County, Nevada to develop a coalition to address chronic disease in the African American population. The university faculty enlisted several churches and health related agencies to join the coalition. The challenges of collaborating with a community coalition to develop and implement a grant are discussed.