SAHELI wins Community-Engaged Research Partnership Award

The Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC), a program of the IPHAM Center for Community Health and NUCATS, established this Award to recognize to recognize exemplary partnerships that use a community-engaged research approach to impacting the health of their community.

The Second Annual Community-Engaged Research Partnership Award Award acknowledged the efforts of South Asian Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (SAHELI), which focused on engaging South Asian (SA) immigrants in research to understand multiple determinants of health through use of custom lifestyle interventions. This project is led by Santosh Kumar and Promila Mehta, Metropolitan ASian Family Services (MAFS), and Namratha Kandula and Swapna Dave, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine.