Community Action to Promote Healthy Environments: Creating a public health action plan to translate research to action and policy change
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Explain the relationship between the Community Action to Promote Healthy Environments partnership and the Detroit Urban Research Center. Describe how a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach, involving community, academic, practice and planning partners, is used to create a public health action planning process to inform policy and practice solutions to address air pollution and its adverse health effects in Detroit. Identify challenges, opportunities and lessons learned about the potential power of CBPR partnership efforts to develop a public health action plan and policy solutions related to air quality and health, in the context of an urban environment.
Keyword(s): Public Health Policy, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and have been engaged in CBPR to examine the social determinants of health for over a decade. I am a founding member of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, founder and Principal Investigator of the Healthy Environments Partnership, and Co-Principal Investigator of Community Action to Promote Healthy Environments.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.