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Ann Arbor MI 3/20/12 3/20/12 Please join us for a live webinar discussing community-based participatory research (CBPR) in diabetes and chronic disease management.

Event

Community-Based Participatory Research and Diabetes

March 20, 2012
3:00-4:30 p.m.
Webinar: Please register: http://tinyurl.com/cbpr-diabetes
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029

Sponsored by Center for Managing Chronic Disease
Contact Information: Gillian Mayman gmayman@umich.edu

More Information:

The Center for Managing Chronic Disease and the Michigan Center for Diabetes Translational Research at the University of Michigan are pleased to host this free webinar focusing on community-based participatory research in diabetes and chronic disease management.

This webinar is also sponsored by the Alliance to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes (funded by the Merck Company Foundation) and the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center.

Please join us on Tuesday, March 20th from 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EST.

Register for this event here: http://tinyurl.com/cbpr-diabetes

Goals:
To define and discuss community-based participatory research (CBPR).
To highlight examples of successful CBPR programs related to diabetes and chronic disease management.

Agenda:

Community-based Participatory Research Overview
Speakers: Barbara Israel, PhD, Director, Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center and Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. Angela Reyes, MPH, Founder and Executive Director, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation.

Case Study 1: Walk Your Heart to Health
Speakers: Amy Schulz, PhD, Director, Healthy Environments Partnership and Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan. Angela Reyes, MPH, Founder and Executive Director, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation.

Case Study 2: Journey to Health
Speakers: Gloria Palmisano, MA, Project Manager, CHASS/REACH Detroit Partnership. Michele Heisler, MD, MPA, Associate Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health and Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan. Melissa Valerio, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease and Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan.

CBPR and Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management
Speaker: Melissa Valerio, PhD, Assistant Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease and Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan.

For more information, please contact gmayman@umich.edu