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WU-CDTR Partner, Council on Black Health, Receives RWJF Award

WU-CDTR partner, the Council on Black Health (CBH), was awarded a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for $785,000.  The grant will support an inter-organizational partnership to advance health and wellness for Black children and families.  The award was received in collaboration with the NAACP, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 100 Black Men of America, Inc., National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI), and Black Women’s Health Imperative (BWHI).

“This partnership will provide infrastructure and ensure coordinated actions to achieve health equity for the United States’ Black population,” states WU-CDTR “Solutions to Diabetes in Black Americans” (SDBA) Core Director, Dr. Shiriki Kumanyika, Ph.D., CBH founder and chair, and research professor at the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, which hosts the CBH.

Together, the CBH and partnering organization will set a sustainable course to promote a national Black health agenda.

For more information on the WU-CDTR’s partnership with the Council on Black Health or to request SDBA core services, please visit the core page.