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The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center

A community-based participatory research partnership in Detroit

 
 

Welcome to the Detroit URC

Welcome to the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC), a community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnership conducting research and interventions to promote health equity in the city of Detroit.

This website contains news and updates, networking opportunities, CBPR tools, policy advocacy resources and more!

 

News and Updates

The first cohort of the Detroit Urban Research Center's new Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Partnership Academy completed a five-day CBPR intensive course at the University of Michigan School of Public Health (U-M SPH) on...
The Detroit Urban Resarch Center (Detroit URC), Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP), and Community-Action to Promote Healthy Environments (CA-PHE) will all be presenting at the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting in...
 

Featured Resources

 

Our CBPR Tools includes:

  • Definitions
  • Partnership development strategies
  • Data collection methods
  • Dissemination guidelines
  • Benefits & challenges

 

 

 

 

 

Community-Academic Research Network

Connect with community organizations and academic researchers seeking to improve health in Detroit through collaborative research.

 

Featured research tools:

  • Partnership Evaluation Questionnaire
  • MCBPR Group Dynamics Evaluation Instrument
 

Meet our partners and find links to their organizations here.

 

Detroit URC Partners

Communities In Schools | Community Health and Social Services Center (CHASS) | Detroit Hispanic Development

Corporation | Eastside Community Network | Friends of Parkside

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice | Latino Family Services | Neighborhood Service Organization

Institute for Population Health | Henry Ford Health System

The University of Michigan Schools of Public Health, Nursing, and Social Work

 

University of Michigan School of Public Health
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Phone: (734) 764-5171
Fax: (734) 763-7379