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.