By fostering community-academic partnerships, communication and research in the region, we work to reduce disparities and improve health and wellness.
Local non-profit professionals awarded Summer Institute Course Scholarships
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has awarded ten scholarships to individuals employed by local nonprofit and governmental organizations. The funding will enable staff to attend week-long professional development courses offered through the Brown School Summer Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. The scholarships support intensive learning for five consecutive days. Attendees can build new skills […]
Center strengthens two community-academic partnerships by funding their projects
The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research has funded two community-academic partnerships through two funding programs. Find out which partnerships were awarded.
WashU researcher collaborates with community organization to teach Black girls about equitable genomic research
Faculty Scholar and Asst. Professor, Brett Maricque and team are working with Black Girls Do STEM to help local students understand the value of their own genetic data.
The Movement for Environmental Justice – Part I
Read part one of this two-part blog on environmental justice by practicum student, Katie Wiedeman, MSW candidate.
Environmental Justice in St. Louis – Part II
Read this blog post about environmental justice and its fight right here in St. Louis.
Lessons from the life of Henrietta Lacks
In this blog post, read more about the concept of “informed consent” in research.