Our community partners are integral to many of our research projects. By working with these established community organizations, we can develop studies with true relevance to real world problems where volunteers feel comfortable in participating in the work. Learn more about these community groups below.
- Common Threads: Our partner in the study Cooking Up Health: Docs & Kids in the Kitchen with a shared mission of combating the obesity & chronic disease crisis by educating future healthcare professionals and at-risk children and families
ALAS-Wings: We’ve conducted a 12-week Spanish language yoga research study (ESTOY LISTA) with women diagnosed with breast cancer and their care providers
Universidad Popular: The Health Literacy Initiative (HEALIN), including movement classes, healthy cooking, monthly seminars, and annual fairs, was formed in 2007 to respond to health issues facing Latino communities in Chicagoland
- Imerman Angels: We work together to recruit teens & young adults with cancer into one of the first RCTs of mindful meditation vs yoga