Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01MD010462)
Received: 7 January 2021
Accepted: 17 February 2021
First Online: 29 March 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The PTSC Study was approved by the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHBSPH) and the American Institutes for Research. (JHBSPH IRB No. 00007121). All participants undergo a written consenting process with the study team during the recruitment meeting. Data is stored securely in a locked file cabinet.
: Not applicable.
: No financial competing interests are reported by CAI, DRG, CC, YC, AG, HZ, WJ, MY, and DJG. MB receives consulting fees from the Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, Inc., which administers the Prime Time Sister Circle Program and is the intervention that serves as the focus of this paper. MG and GP are the Co-Directors of the Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, Inc. DLW is an employee of the Gaston and Porter Health Improvement Center, Inc.