Fellows learn the importance of engaging the community in research

The Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program matches a researcher with a mentor and protects work time for research — essential for a busy clinician helping patients or an educator teaching students. Community-engaged research meets the needs of the community by involving those who have an interest in improving health.

Murphy presents research on police views of addiction

Police officers who are repeatedly called to the scene of opioid overdose incidents may be at risk for “empathy fatigue,” according to Penn State Berks researcher Jennifer Murphy, who said additional training may be helpful in preventing emotional burnout.