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Community Research Partnership Award Winners

c/o the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

2020 – Houston Area Urban League

The Sunnyside Strong collaboration is a community-engaged research project in Houston, Texas. The project, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program and led by Felicia Jackson, Family Support Services Manager at the Houston Area Urban League, Rachel Kimbro, PhD, a sociologist at Rice University, and Quianta Moore, MD, JD and a Fellow in Child Health Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy. Read more

2019 – William Story and The Congolese Health Partnership

The Congolese Health Partnership (CHP)—a collaboration between the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), and leaders in the Congolese community—was launched in January 2017 in Johnson County, Iowa. The CHP was established based on the growing number of Congolese refugees settling in Johnson County in the past decade (now over 1,500) and the health care obstacles that these families face on a daily basis, including transportation, language, cultural differences, and difficulty navigating a complex health care system. Read more