Doing Translational Research
About This Show
Doing Translational Research explores the process of translating research findings into policy and practice and working with practitioners and policy makers to design more effective research studies. The podcast is produced by The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) at Cornell University. The BCTR expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.
Most Recent Episode
Ep. 11: Incarceration is a Family Issue with Megan Comfort, Research Triangle Institute
In this episode Megan Comfort and Karl chat about deeper engagement with communities, particularly post-study, integrating community feedback into the research process, and the effects of incarceration on families.
Megan Comfort is a senior research sociologist in Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice research division. Her research interests and areas of expertise include families and incarceration, HIV risk and prevention, and health inequities among urban poor populations. Her book "Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison" (University of Chicago Press, 2008), analyzes the “secondary prisonization” of women in relationships with incarcerated men.