Healthy Environments Partnership


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The Healthy Environments Partnership (HEP) is a community-based participatory research partnership which focuses on understanding and promoting heart health in Detroit neighborhoods. Established in 2000, HEP examines and develops interventions to address aspects of the social and physical environment that contribute to racial and socioeconomic disparities in cardiovascular disease.


  • Brightmoor Community Center
  • Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
  • Warren-Conner Development Coalition
  • Friends of Parkside
  • Henry Ford Health System/AIMHI
  • Institute for Population Health
  • Community members at-large
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health and A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

For more information see the Healthy Environments Partnership