Build a Platform for Public Health Delivery Models Among Flint’s Faith-Based Community

To explore perceptions among Flint’s faith-based leaders on how to address community needs in the midst of a Man-Made Disaster (from a public health perspective). Aims: 1) Identify and assess the role of faith based leaders in addressing public health in Flint 2) Explore the Flint faith based community’s readiness to engage in research 3) Assess the faith community’s ability to address SDOH in midst of the water crisis from a faith based perspective

Project Information

Type of Project: Research

Target Population: Adults

Funding Agency: MICHR Total Funding: $25,000.00

Target Locations: Flint, MI

Principal Investigators: Co PI’s: Susan Woolford-MICHR, Karen Calhoun- MICHR, Kent Key-MSU/CBOP; Co I’s : Don Vereen-MICHR/SPH, Jenifer Carrera-MSU

Key Personnel: Tamara Brickley Tricia Piechowski

Lead Institution: CBOP

Project Partners

Current Academic Partners: MSU/MICHR

Current Community Partners: CBOP, Local Faith Based Leaders

Contact Information

Name: Kent Key

Email: Kent.key@hc.msu.edu

Phone: 810-600-5663