The UD Partnership for Healthy Communities is guided by a Steering Committee with leadership and membership from both the community and the university, including all 7 colleges.Steering Committee members provide input on overarching goals:
- Enhance research capacity and translation in areas of community health promotion, social determinants of health (SDOH), health inequities and health policy
- Expand public health-related educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students through new and expanded instructional programs and enhanced experiential learning
- Enhance the university’s capacity to partner with and support community-based organizations and state agencies that address health and well-being of residents living in the highest need communities in Delaware and beyond
Capacity and Infrastructure Development
- Ensure the Partnership has the resources needed to achieve its mission and accomplish its goals.