Public Health Collaborations
Community-Based Participatory Research Models
Community Development Models for Health
Urban Research Centers (URCs)
CDC funding; 7+ yrs in operation
‘combined resources of the recipient, other local organizations, the
local community and CDC’ should be brought to the task of
research for the purpose of improving health in urban communities
payoff: URCs collectively acquired additional $4.3
million in 1999 and $11 million (NIH, foundations etc)
diverse portfolio: HIV; social determinants of drug use,
domestic violence, asthma; no mental health