Lay Stakeholders in Science and Research Initiative

Published: June 28, 2021

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  • The American Heart Association Lay Stakeholder Initiative is unique in its development of a pathway for identifying, recruiting, training, and utilizing lay volunteers in its science and research enterprise.
  • This Initiative has effectively engaged lay volunteers in grant peer review and other roles.
  • Ongoing program review and updates ensure the highest quality lay volunteer engagement and science going forward.