Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH
Robert J. McGranaghan, MPH, is the Project Manager for the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (URC), based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and has been involved with the Detroit URC since its inception in 1995. He is also an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education. Mr. McGranaghan has been instrumental in the development, implementation, and evaluation of community-based health education interventions for over 25 years and is highly valued for his leadership in the development of an evidence-based training curriculum on CBPR.
He has conducted this curriculum in such venues as the Society for Public Health Education Mid-Year Conference; NIEHS Annual Meeting of Environmental Justice and CBPR Grantees; a continuing education institute sponsored by Community-Campus Partnership for Health; and three learning institutes at the American Public Health Association Annual meetings. His interests include working to disseminate lessons learned and recommendations for conducting community-based participatory research (CBPR), helping new and emerging community-institutional partnerships to understand and use the CBPR model, and advocating for community-based interests in public health.