- Director: Marc Zimmerman, PhD
- Community Director: E. Yvonne Lewis, BBA, BS, HFRCC Executive Director
- Managing Director: Alison Grodzinski, MLIS
- Center Manager: Susan Franzen, MS
- Partner Organizations: Michigan State University Division of Public Health – Flint, Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center, Kettering University
- Community Advisory Board: Center CAB (details below)
- Project Dates: 2019-2024
- Funding Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The PRC-MI is one of twenty-six CDC-funded Prevention Research Centers across the country. The University of Michigan has received funding to host a center since 1994, and it has demonstrated expertise in applied research and sustained academic-community partnerships. Core research projects of the PRC-MI include:
- 2019-2024 — Health Promotion Through Environmental Design (HPTED)
- 2009-2014 — HOPE: 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 — Speak to Your Health! Community Survey
- 1998-2004 — Improving Adolescent Health Through Enhanced Father-Son Relationships (Fathers & Sons)
Based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, the PRC-MI is part of the Prevention Research Collaborative which includes the Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, the National Center for School Safety, Youth Empowerment Solutions, and other projects.
The PRC-MI is guided by a Community Advisory Board (CAB) which includes organizations from the Flint and Genesee County community, led by the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center Community Core.