The Center for Health Disparities Innovations and Studies at Eastern Michigan University aims to improve the lives of communities by reducing racial and ethnic health disparities of diverse and minority populations in the state of Michigan.

News & Announcements

  • The CHDIS and ACTIVE Coalition has planned a virtual town hall on June 13, 2020 at 10-11:30a.m. Legislators and community leaders were invited to speak on three topics: Anti-Asian Racism; Economic Impact & Reopening of MI; and Community and Mental Health, with President James Smith giving the opening remarks. Interested attendees must pre-register at: in order to receive the Zoom link. Find out more about this virtual town hall.  Virtual Town Hall Flyer.

  • Find out more about COVID-19. Find out more.
  • Read our e-newsletter [PDF] and find out about our winter 2019 events as well as our physical activity spotlight and a community-clinical linkage update.

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Learn more about the Healthy Asian Americans Project.