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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.


These regularly updated bulletins from the Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) offer community and academic partners information on events, grant opportunities, calls for papers, proposals and other resources in public health and community engagement.

  • 09.02.2021

    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.

  • 07.15.2021

    A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.

  • 05.17.2021

    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.

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