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


DetroitURC Enews Summer2017Please enjoy browsing the LATEST ISSUE of our e-newsletter, as well as previous issues below. To stay abreast of the latest news, events, and opportunities, please click to SIGN UP for the quarterly e-newsletter

Summer 2017

This issue includes an in-depth interview with retired Detroit URC board member and U-M SPH Professor Richard Lichtenstein; an outline of Detroit URC and affiliated partnership presentations scheduled for the APHA conference in Atlanta; an announcement of those selected to receive small planning grants focused on improving air quality in Detroit, and more. 

Spring 2017

The first newsletter of 2017, this issue highlights the lifetime career accomplishments of Emeritus Board Member J. Ricardo Guzman, talks about an important Public Health Action Plan for Detroit, introduces the third cohort of the CBPR Partnership Academy, and more. 

Winter 2016

This issue introduces several items, including the first community-academic research teams awarded grants through our collaborative program with U-M Poverty Solutions; Detroit URC small planning grant recipients; and a new Detroit URC Educational Opportunities catalog. There are also photos from the 2016 Holiday Party. 

Fall 2016

This autumn 2016 issue is chock full of announcements, including a request for proposals for a new poverty solutions grant, news about partnership presentations scheduled for the American Public Health Association meeting in Denver, a health coach job posting for the Chandler Park Healthy Neighborhood Initiative, and more! 

Spring/Summer 2016

The first issue of 2016, this e-newsletter recaps the Detroit URC's 20th Anniversary Symposium, with a link to a photo gallery from the event, as well as to a video archive of Dr. David Satcher's keynote address. The newsletter also welcomes new members of the Community-Academic Research Network (CAR-Net), and informs readers of new funding opportunities. 


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