Becoming a Partner and Collaborator in the Center for Disability Health and Wellness

Reasons to consider becoming a collaborator with the U-M CDHW:

  • Build community
  • Increase networking
  • Benefit from collaborator partnerships and relationships with community agencies and others
  • Provide sustainable structure and ongoing outlets for dissemination and knowledge translation activities, including website, webinars, presentations, etc.
  • Provide procedures and structure to improve and provide structures to training
  • Collate and leverage resources

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Community Partners

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Academic Department and Program Partners

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University of Michigan Student Organizations

  • Medical Students for Disability Health & Advocacy (MSDHA) is a student organization that aims to promote disability health initiatives and unite students with disabilities and chronic illnesses as well as allies at the University of Michigan Medical School.
  • MedLaunch is a community of undergraduate students at the University of Michigan passionate about healthcare and biomedical innovation. Students of different backgrounds from Engineering, LSA, STAMPS, the School of Music, and many more participate in a year-long Biodesign Challenge to develop assistive technologies for local community partners with disabilities, in an effort to solve problems commonly faced by these individuals. We work closely with our community partner from needs-finding to product ideation to final development in order to ensure a cost-effective solution. 
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Research Partners

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