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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 Detroit URC is now requesting applications for the 5th round of Detroit URC Small Planning Grants to Foster New Collaborative Health Research in Detroit. The grants will support the establishment of new community-academic...
Earlier this month the Healthy Environments Partnership, an affiliated partnership of the Detroit URC, was featured in the Michigan Nightlight regarding their Active Living Detroit Mini-Grant Program, a collaborative effort with the...
 

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 | Friends of Parkside

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

Warren-Conner Development Coalition

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