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ACHIEVE GREATER: Addressing Cardiometabolic Health Inequities by Early Prevention in the Great Lakes Region
Wayne State University
Contact PI: Dr. Phillip Levy
1P50MD017351-01 – The ACHIEVE GREATER Center plans to implement a program to address multi-level risk profiles in African Americans with cardiometabolic risk factors who live in concentrated areas of poverty in Michigan and Ohio. Specifically, the implementation of collaborative care delivered by non-physicians, community health workers and pharmacists using a mobile health unit that relies on geospatial health and social vulnerability data to direct health services to communities in highest need, who may not otherwise engage with traditional health care settings.