CBPR expert Barbara Israel, DrPH, MPH of University of Michigan presents with her Detroit-based partner, Zachary Rowe BBA. Barbara Israel is a Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, as well as the Director and founding member of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC), a community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnership now in its 24th year. Zachary is the Executive Director of Friends Of Parkside, a grassroots community-based organization on Detroit’s east side which provides programs for youth, a computer learning center, health and safety projects, and linkages for residents to employment and personal development opportunities.
In keeping with CBPR values, Barbara and Zachary will work together to present an in-depth seminar detailing what, why and how to establish and sustain effective, equitable community-academic research partnerships. A question and answer session will be held after their talk.