Power of an unlikely collaboration: Detroit regional infant mortality reduction task force's initiative to “sew up the safety net for women & children”
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Discuss lessons learned in implementing a regional health initiative through partnerships among competitors to obtain $2.6 million in funding to achieve a common goal. Identify key components of collaboration-building and maintenance to address population health needs. Describe a model for how major community health challenges can be addressed in a replicable manner
Keyword(s): Collaboration, Maternal and Child Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator of multiple federally funded and foundation funded grants focusing on topics related to the social determinants of health, racial disparities and chronic disease management. I am committed to championing transdisciplinary, game-changing, translational research that aligns diverse stakeholders around shared goals to reduce and ultimately eliminate health and healthcare disparities in our communities and region.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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