This Early Careers Development grant provided support for Assistant Professor Tiffany Veinot to study the information activities and networks of chronically ill people and their family members and the roles they play in chronic illness-related coping, care, and support within families.
Health information is a critical resource for individuals and communities, but not all groups have equal access to this information. This research and the results derived from this collaborative planning project will help to shape an anticipated future large-scale research project focusing on enhancement of health information infrastructures for marginalized urban communities.
The aim of this community-based participatory research project is to test a technology enhanced evidence-based prevention program for sexually transmitted infections including HIV among 18-24 year olds.
This project, funded by the U-M Third Century Initiative, will develop and assess a learning experience centered on a course in which students use information and technology to effect change in how citizens interact with and are served by local units of government in Michigan communities.