Crystal is a Community Based Participatory Researcher at KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. She serves as the FWCFHC Chair. She has more than 15 years of research experience and has served as Principle Investigator of several community and research grants.
Lynn is an active member of the FWCFHC Consortium and has served as Community Project Lead for several of the board's research projects. She has more than 30 years of leadership experience and contributes to this and other Health Disparity Action Boards in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Evelyn Cooper is a member of the FWCFHC Consortium and recently joined as a Research Associate. She will use her expertise as an active member of the African American Faith community and also Registered Nurse.
Bishop Blackstock has served as a FWCFHC Consortium member since 2013 and also Project Lead for the board's Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Grant from 2016-2017. He and his wife Adrinne Blackstock pastor Glory Bible Fellowship International Church in Lee's Summit, Missour.
We believe that engaging with the community in all phases of life is essential. Whether it's health fairs, community forums or attending and helping out with a gospel concert, we want to support one another in building a health and vibrant community.
Health information and technology are important factors in health behavior and health outcome. We hope that by our engagement and collaboration we may foster rich conversation and also action to meet the needs of the community.