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A look at anti-racism and community-based participatory research principles

New essay published in the American Journal of Public Health

University of Michigan School of Public Health researchers published an essay in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) examining the synergies, challenges, and opportunities between the principles of anti-racism and community-based participatory research (CBPR).

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Lessons From Flint: Government Agencies Must Legally Prepare for Public Health Crises

New Study from Peter Jacobson

To prepare for and mitigate public health crises, government officials should examine which federal, state and local agencies have legal authority to investigate and counter threats to public health, as well as develop criteria for notifying the public, according to a new Milbank Quarterly study about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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Community Greening Efforts Help Reduce Violent Crime

New Research from Justin Heinze

Efforts to beautify vacant lots in the city of Flint have made neighborhoods more appealing but have also reduced assaults and violent crime by 40 percent, according to a new study led by Justin Heinze, assistant professor of Health Behavior and Health Education.