How We Work

Community is our #1 priority, so we work in partnership with community members in every stage of our research.  Our Community Co-Investigators actively engage in the research, provide oversight and direction, make decisions, attend team meetings, and have a seat at the head of the table.

The Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions (FCHES) consists of 4 Cores and 3 Projects. Our Administrative Core is focused on ensuring quality operations, provides timely accurate reports, and coordinates the efforts between all of our teams. 

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Our 4 Cores

Our Projects

  • The Church Challenge will support healthy living environments and improve the health of the Flint community, with a focus on effective blood pressure management.
  • Strengthening Flint Families is a community-based behavioral health intervention designed to reduce behavioral health disparities and improve family resilience in the Flint Community.
  • Our Flint Area Study team is developing a resource of comprehensive public health data in Flint.