The Detroit URC: fostering health equity through 
community-based participatory research (CBPR)
for more than 20 years

Insure Detroit Project Faculty and Staff

Principal Investigators - University of Michigan School of Public Health

  • Minal Patel, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Principal Investigator
  • Richard Lichtenstein, Professor, Department of Health Management and Policy, Principal Investigator

Co-Investigators- University of Michigan School of Public Health

  • Barbara Israel, Professor, Department of Health Behavior Health Education, Co-Investigator
  • Peter Song, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Co-Investigator

Steering Committee Members

  • Lidia Reyes Flores, Executive Director- Latino Family Services
  • Margaret Meyers, Medical Director- Mercy Primary Care Center
  • Joslyn Pettway, Program Director-Government Grants- Covenant Community Care
  • Roselia Campos, Manage Care Supervisor- Community Health and Social Services Center (CHASS)
  • Madiha Tariq, Public Health Manager- Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS)
  • Jacquetta Hinton, Program Consultant, Health Disparities Reduction and Minority Health Section- Michigan Department of Community Health
  • Julie Tatko, Director of Enabling Services- Michigan Primary Care Association
  • Erin Knott, State Director- Enroll America (Legacy Partner)

Research Staff

  • Lindsay TerHaar, MPH, Project Manager, University of Michigan
  • Alyssa Smith, MPH, Research Area Specialist Associate, University of Michigan

Other Project Contributors

  • HoneyLocust Productions
  • Student Research Assistants
  • Community Partner Organization Staff Members & Volunteers


The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
University of Michigan School of Public Health (U-M SPH)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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