One of the M-CHE’s missions is to improve the health of Marylanders, and particularly those who live in the neighborhoods surrounding the UMD College Park Campus. In keeping with this mission, the M-CHE has established relationships with several neighboring communities as part of our Health College Park Campaign (HCPC). In each of these communities, the M-CHE will provide a tailored approach to health promotion and disease prevention in collaboration with community members and stakeholders. Each will involve community input through establishment of a HCPC Workgroup and the participation of selected members from each community on the Maryland Community Research Advisory Board (MD-CRAB).
To date, the communities in our Healthy College Park Campaign include: