2017 Population Health Forum Re-Cap

The 2017 Population Health Forum was held on March 13, 2017, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch.  This year’s theme “The Impact of Spatial Racism on Health” featured presentations by john powell, Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California, Berkeley, Professor Peter […]

Population Health Working Paper

Read the new population health working paper “Analyzing the impact of race, income and education on selected health indicators in Wayne County and the City of Detroit”.  

“Holding Down the Fort” Features Plight of Low-income Seniors in Midtown/Downtown Detroit

In 2016, the Senior Housing Preservation – Detroit coalition developed a film that highlights the plight of low income seniors who live in the Midtown and Downtown areas of Detroit, which are experiencing dynamic gentrification. The transformation of the Griswold Building into The Albert displaced over 100 seniors. The coalition is working with Mayor Duggan’s […]


Health equity is crucial for the well-being and vibrancy of communities.  Check out the National Academies reports on community-based solutions to promote health equity.

2017 Population Health Forum

The 2017 Population Health Forum: The Impact of Spatial Racism on Health will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017 from 8a – 12p at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – Detroit Branch.  Dr. Brian Smedley will be the keynote speaker this year.  Pre-registration is required due to security precautions at the Federal Reserve. […]