Areas of Research
HEP strives to improve health equity of Detroiters in these core areas:
- Social Determinants of Health
- Food Environment
- Air Quality
- Stressful Life Conditions
- Physical Activity Environment
- Promoting Physical Activity
All of our projects, past and present, are determined based on the vision of the Steering Committee and are informed by data collected in the community. We are also affiliated with other groups working to develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions to promote heart health, and heart healthy environments.
Please browse the menus to the left (or above) to learn about our activities in these important areas.