The Detroit URC: fostering health equity through 
community-based participatory research (CBPR)
for more than 20 years

Focus Groups in CBPR

A Collaborative Mental Health Research Agenda in a Community of Poor and Underserved Latinos. Watson, M., Kaltman, S., Townsend, T.G., Goode, T., & Campoli, M. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24(2), 671-687. (2013)

Context and Opportunity: Multiple Perspectives on Parenting by Women with a Severe Mental Illness. Barrow, S.M., Alexander, M.M. McKinney, J., Lawinski, T., & Pratt, C. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 37(3): 176-182. (2014).

Getting Started in CBPR: Lessons in Building Community Partnerships for New Researchers. D'Alonzo, K.T. Nursing Inquiry, 17, 282-288. (2010).

Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Among African American and Latino Residents of Detroit: The Essential Role of Community Planning Focus Groups [Suppl.]. Kieffer, E., Willis, S., Odoms-Young, A., Guzman, R., Allen, A., Two Feathers, J., & Loveluck, J. Thnicity and Disease, 14(3), S1-27-S1-37. (2004)

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Highlights & Headlines

Tenth Round of Small Planning Grants Awarded to Community-Academic Partners

Three community-academic partnerships have been selected to receive grants of up to…

Detroit URC Board Partner Spotlight: An interview with Joneigh Khaldun, Director and Health Officer of the Detroit Health Department

For over 100 years, the Detroit Health Department has been working to promote the health…

New Video on the Social Determinants of Health

In service of their goal of pursuing a healthier, more equitable world through education,…

Public Charge Rule’s Impact on the Community

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Video: Advancing Partnerships, Research, and Equity in Detroit

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