Allies for Health: Community Partnerships for Health in Public Housing

The Partners in Health and Housing Prevention Resource Center (PRC) based at Boston University [...]School of Public Health is one of 35 prevention research centers nationwide funded by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Their mission is to improve the health and well-being of Boston's public housing residents, reducing health disparities and engaging residents in community-centered research programs and prevention activities.

Listen to Robert Horsburgh, outgoing director of the PRC, talk about the center's leadership and some of its programs including the Resident Health Advocate program and the NeighborWalk program.

The PRC is an equitable partnership between BUSPH, the Boston Housing Authority, the Boston Public Health Commission and the Community Committee for Health Promotion.

Learn more at sph.bu.edu/dr2010

Tags: boston university, sph, busph, School of Public Health, public housing, resident health advocate, prc, phh-prc

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