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Pluscedia Williams

InstitutionCharles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
DepartmentPreventive and Social Medicine
Address1731 E. 120th Street
Los Angeles CA 90059
Phone(310) 892-0654
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    Compton Community CollegeAA1996General Education
    Cal State University, Long Beach, CABA2001Black Studies
    Office of L.A. City AttorneyCertificate2003Dispute Resolution Program
    Office of the Los Angeles City AttorneyCertificate2004Developing Active Listening and Communication Skills Training, Facilitator Training
    University of California Los AngelesCertificate of Completion2004Protection Human Research Subjects in Social and Behavioral Research
    University of California Los AngelesCertificate of Completion2008HIPAA Privacy Rule Research Education Course
    CCHN-LA (Cedars-Sinai, Healthy African American Families, UCLA)Certificate2008Interviewer Training
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & ScienceCertification2009Academic Boot Camp
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science2010Proposal Development Training
    Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science2010IRB Training
    2015UCLA Landmark Program of the Year Award, UCLA
    2015Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Award
    2014Joint Team Science Award, Association for Clinical and Translational Science and the American Federation for Medical Research

    Pluscedia Williams, also known as "Ms. Plus", has devoted her life to helping and working for her community and church; she is a true community advocate. She describes herself as a product of the community and one who speaks from the heart. She brings expertise in community engagement through her involvement in community-academic research collaboratives, working on diverse research topics, including depression, cancer, diabetes, and pre-term pregnancy. She is a Community Faculty member at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science and a past member of the of their Institutional Review Board. She is a member of the Community Engaged Research Program at the Lundquist Institute and served as a community partner on a PCORI-funded study of ways to improve depression care quality in underserved communities. Ms. Plus served as president American Public Health Association's National Community-Based Organizations Network (NCBON) during the years 2016-2017. She has given presentations at the local, state, and national level on the importance of community participation in research at numerous conferences and forums. Ms. Plus was one of the members of the partnership that received the 2015 UCLA Landmark Program of the Year Award, the 2015 Community Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Award, and the 2014 Joint Team Science Award given by the Association for Clinical and Translational Science and the American Federation for Medical Research for Community Partners in Care, a CPPR project on depression in under-resourced communities.

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    1. Tieu L, Walton QL, Sherbourne CD, Miranda JM, Wells KB, Tang L, Williams P, Anderson GL, Booker-Vaughns J, Pulido E, Carr T, Heller SM, Bromley E. Life Events, Barriers to Care, and Outcomes Among Minority Women Experiencing Depression: A Longitudinal, Mixed-Method Examination. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2022 Feb 18. PMID: 35184128.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Ong MK, Jones L, Aoki W, Belin TR, Bromley E, Chung B, Dixon E, Johnson MD, Jones F, Koegel P, Khodyakov D, Landry CM, Lizaola E, Mtume N, Ngo VK, Perlman J, Pulido E, Sauer V, Sherbourne CD, Tang L, Vidaurri E, Whittington Y, Williams P, Lucas-Wright A, Zhang L, Southard M, Miranda J, Wells K. A Community-Partnered, Participatory, Cluster-Randomized Study of Depression Care Quality Improvement: Three-Year Outcomes. Psychiatr Serv. 2017 Dec 01; 68(12):1262-1270. PMID: 28712349; PMCID: PMC5711579.
      Citations: 17     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Lam CA, Sherbourne C, Tang L, Belin TR, Williams P, Young-Brinn A, Miranda J, Wells KB. The Impact of Community Engagement on Health, Social, and Utilization Outcomes in Depressed, Impoverished Populations: Secondary Findings from a Randomized Trial. J Am Board Fam Med. 2016 May-Jun; 29(3):325-38. PMID: 27170790; PMCID: PMC4868397.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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