Rochester Healthy Community Partnership of Rochester, MN
Improving the health of underserved populations through proven methods and new ideas
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RHCP Projects


Projects Overview

We seek to improve the health of our community by developing, implementing, and assessing socio-culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions.  Our research has led to: 

  • An effective, sustainable, community-owned tuberculosis prevention and control program in socially marginalized groups

  • Attenuation of the risk of cardiovascular disease among immigrants and refugee families in Minnesota who are living in poverty through community-led work

  • Digital storytelling by immigrants and refugees to inform other patients of their experience of trying to manage chronic diseases such as diabetes

  • Reduction of cancer screening disparities among people with limited English proficiency.

  • Co-creation of a childhood obesity prevention program among at-risk youth in after-school programs