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Women's Health Awareness Vaccine Confidence Study

Vaccine Confidence: A Call to Action to Create Change in Communities of Color

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Returning to normalcy is our priority! By participating in this study and providing your feedback, you will receive $50. Empower, connect, engage, and advocate to create change for your community!

If you are a Black/African American woman or man aged 18 and older and living in North Carolina, we want to hear from you. Please join an important study on community concerns and/or acceptance and beliefs about vaccines and immunizations.

Who Can Participate?

  • Black/African American women and men, aged 18 and older
  • Live in North Carolina
  • Access to a stable internet connection and Zoom
  • Able to understand and speak English or communicate using American Sign Language (ASL)


Participation will be limited to 130 people.

What Is Required?

Study registration and commitment to attend and participate in a 2-hour online/survey activity. Participants who complete all activities will be compensated.

Who Is Running the Study?

A team, led by Joan Packenham, Ph.D., at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Lead Researcher

Joan P. Packenham, Ph.D.

Joan P. Packenham, Ph.D., is founder of the NIEHS Women’s Health Awareness, Women’s Wellness Conference and Principal Investigator for the Women’s Environmental Health Across the Lifespan (WEHeAL) Program. She is a passionate and strong advocate for women’s health as it relates to discovering the root causes of environmental health disparities in underserved, understudied and underreported populations. Her goal is to empower women to promote wellness, improving their overall health and resiliency through disease prevention, control, and management. Her program aims to advance environmental public health and health equity by improving women’s access to health care as well as affecting environmental public health quality and policy.

Dr. Packenham graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. from North Carolina Central University, and received a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Pathology Department. She completed her Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis. Dr. Packenham is currently the Director for the Office of Human Research Compliance, Clinical Research Branch.

Study Coordinator

Jaslyn A. Grullon, M.P.H.

Jaslyn A. Grullon, M.P.H.

Tel 984-287-4999

For More Information About This Study