HBEC Community Advisory Board

The HBEC Community Advisory Board (CAB) consists of persons who:

  • Are interested in improving the health of Detroit's older adults impacted by health disparities 
  • Are willing to contribute to and support the research, outreach, and education efforts and activities of the HBEC

 The CAB is responsible for attending quarterly meetings to contribute to planning the Lunch & Learn series and bi-annual HBE newsletter. They attend the Lunch & Learn, promote HBE programs throughout the community, and recruit for the Participant Resource Pool research registry. They also are responsible for reviewing and approving all research studies asking to use the PRP for recruitment. 

Community Advisory Board
Dr. Deborah Adolphus
Dr. Ethel Ambrose, Emeritus
James Bridgforth
Adelia Cooley
Brenda Evans
Alice Feurtado, Emeritus
Freddie Hawkins
Dr. Shirley McRea, Emeritus
Patricia Mullin
Eugene Odom
Joesephine Reed
Dr. Sandra Richardson
Roland Samaroo
JoAnn Smith
Fannie Spears
Wilma Stringer
Gwendolyn Swain
Henry Swift
Atty Adrienne Watts

MCUAAAR: Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging ResearchThe Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research is supported by a grant (P30 AG015281) from the National Institutes of Health