Prevention Research Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health

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Core Research Project

Project Title: Health Promotion Through Environmental Design (HPTED): A Transformative Approach for Community Engagement and Health Equity
Description: The Prevention Research Center at the University of Michigan School of Public Health will adapt the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) intervention into Health Promotion Through Environmental Design (HPTED), which will be a health-focused CPTED approach for addressing health disparities. HPTED integrates environmental change for violence prevention as a key process in health promotion and disparities reduction.

 

Past Core Research Projects

2009-2014 Using Social Networks and Technology to Promote Healthy Sexuality
2004-2009 Community Capacity-Building to Reduce Health Disparities by Encouraging Use of Community Survey Data
2004-2009 Promoting Health Among African-American Boys Whose Fathers Do Not Live With Them
1998-2004 Improving Adolescent Health Through Enhanced Father-Son Relationships
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Special Interest Projects (SIPs)

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Contact Information

Center
Prevention Research Center
1415 Washington Heights
School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
(734) 763-1989

Principal Investigator/Director
Marc Zimmerman, PhD
Phone: (734) 647-0224
E-mail: marcz@umich.edu

Deputy Director
Alison Grodzinski, MLIS
Phone: (734) 763-1989
E-mail: alisonrg@umich.edu