Community Based

SCTR Community Engagement / Center for Community Health Partnerships

Co- Directors:

Dr. Carolyn M. Jenkins
Phone: 843-792-4625

Dr. Cathy Melvin, PhD, MPH                 
Phone: 843.876.2426


MUSC - College of Nursing, 99 Jonathan Lucas Street



CCHP's vision is to transform health care and eliminate health disparities by engaging academic-community partnerships in South Carolina and beyond.

CCHP's mission is to engage and partner with communities in research and initiatives that promote health, reduce the risk of illness and disease, and build community resilience.


Consultations and services are availble to anyone. Request Services through the SCTR Institute SUCCESS Center.


All publications/projects utilizing SCTR Institute services are required to credit the CTSA grant.
The Grant Citation Language is:  "This publication [or project] was supported by the South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research (SCTR) Institute, with an academic home at the Medical University of South Carolina, NIH/NCRR Grant number UL1 RR029882."