Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Institute for Public Health and Medicine

Center for Community Health

The Center for Community Health (CCH) catalyzes and supports meaningful engagement of communities, patients, and stakeholders across the research spectrum. This work takes many forms but is steadily guided by the principles of collaboration, respect, equity, transparency, and impact. Relationships are the foundation for our work, resulting in the rich exchange of expertise spanning science, culture, neighborhoods, environment, practice, and policy. Research skills, pragmatic knowledge, and lived experience combine to inform culturally and community-centered solutions for addressing real-world health and healthcare challenges.

Center for Community Health 2017 Report

We offer a new vision for engaging communities and other stakeholders that will enable Feinberg to emerge rapidly as a national epicenter for research that improves the health and healthcare of Chicago and beyond. We facilitate community and population health research through:

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750 N. Lake Shore Drive
Rubloff Suite 680
Chicago, IL 60611

Center Director
Ronald T Ackermann, MD/MPH

Dr. Ackermann

Center Administrator:
Jillian Guetzov

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Founded: 2012

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