News and Breakthroughs
Read the latest news from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Community Health. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our institute's latest events and accomplishments.
Supporting research projects that partner scientists and individuals with diverse lived experiences is an area of growth for the research enterprise. At Feinberg, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) is helping move that needle forward.
A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a virtual Population Health Forum Seminar featuring the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, who discussed the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans for the future.
The combined efforts of the Mather Institute, Center for Community Health at Northwestern University and learning and development partner – Illumina Interactive – have successfully built a virtual version of a Data Walk, an Innovative Way to Share Data with Communities (originally developed by The Urban Institute).
As communities of color are burdened by COVID-19, community organizers bring stories to life while highlighting their broader missions
The Center for Community Health (CCH) and Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research (CFAAR) at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine awards COVID-19 Response and Recovery Grants to 24 local organizations.
Mothers and Babies is a Program led by Dr. Darius Tandon in the Center for Community Health and is an evidence-based intervention that prevents postpartum depression and its long-term effects on both mother and child.
The Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC)/Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS) in partnership with Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH) will fund Seed Grants that support the development of partnerships, that engage communities and stakeholders most impacted by health inequities in research collaboration with Northwestern research teams
The Center for Community Health (CCH) remains committed to equity and anti-racism. CCH's mission is to catalyze, support, and conduct meaningful community and academic engagement across the research spectrum to improve health and health equity.
In the face of the greatest public health crisis in a century, Feinberg’s Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) mobilized with leading-edge science, new grant programs for community partners and a series of informational webinars.