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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