From: Lance Arney [mailto:lance.arney@...]
Sent: Thursday, February 03, 2011 11:33 AM
To: Glenn Brown
Subject: Distinguished Lecture: Dr. Michelle Kelley: Developments in Collaborative Inquiry to Foster Community Well-being and Equity
The following lecture might be of interest to folks at the Children’s Board:
Developments in Collaborative Inquiry to Foster Community Well-being and Equity
Michele A. Kelley, ScD, MSW, MA
School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Kelley will discuss:
-- Collaborative inquiry and liberatory paradigms (social justice) in public health and social work.
-- Innovations in Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR), a form of collaborative inquiry.
-- Challenges with roles of community and university partners in joint inquiry to enhance community well-being.
-- Collaborative inquiry domains for evaluation.
-- Collaborative inquiry as related to community development and cultural renewal, and relationship to community health improvement.
About Michele Kelley
Dr. Michele A. Kelley is an Associate Professor in the UIC School of Public Health, and Research Professor in Community Psychology. She received her doctorate in public health from the Johns Hopkins University (1989) and dual Masters degrees in Social Work (1975) and Public Administration (1977) from the Ohio State University. Her teaching and research interests are in adolescent health, youth involvement in health promotion and advocacy, the role of community resources in the transition to high school, and community health development, including capacity/community building and youth pipelines for health careers. In the past decade, she has been conducting community collaborative research on major Maternal and Child Health (MCH) inequities. Prior to her appointment at UIC, she served on the Johns Hopkins Disaster Team, specializing in pediatric trauma. She also developed and evaluated programs for children and youth at the Ohio Department of Health and practiced at the Columbus (Ohio) Area Community Mental Health Center.
Hosted by the Department of Child & Family Studies, CBCS; the School of Social Work, CBCS; and the Department of Community and Family Health, COPH.
February 11, 2011
Center Room C