Center for Healthy Communities

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The Center for Healthy Communities is a community-academic partnership committed to improving the health and well-being of the community, educating its health professionals and serving as a force for change.

For 25 years, the Center for Healthy Communities has been working in the Greater Dayton area to improve the health of the community. To recognize and honor our sustained community and academic partnerships and programs, we are hosting a number of 25th Anniversary events in 2015-16. Please see “What’s New?” for celebration event details!

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Partnerships and Coalitions

Community Health Advocate Programs and Services

For more information about our referral and support services, call the Community Health Advocate Line: (937) 775-8245.

Health Professions Education

Health Services Research

  • MEDTAPP Healthcare Access Initiative: Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce to Care for an Aging Ohio:  Focus on Older Adults
  • MEDTAPP Healthcare Access Initiative: Community Health Workers First

Research Park Office

3123 Research Blvd., Suite 200
Dayton, OH 45420

Opportunity Center Office

907 W. Fifth St., 4th Floor
Dayton, OH 45402


Seminar to address domestic sex trafficking

The Boonshoft School of Medicine and the Ohio Statewide Area Health Education Centers Region IV will hold a seminar, “Protecting Our Community: Understanding Domestic Sex Trafficking," on Sept. 22.
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Boonshoft School of Medicine Center for Healthy Communities announces 2015 Health Promotion Program Awards

Medical-Legal Partnership for Children and Montgomery County Project DAWN receive 2015 Health Promotion Program Awards.
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Dayton area heroin crisis is topic of June 19 seminar

Seminar will cover the physiological aspects of addiction, impact of heroin addiction on the community and efforts and resources to address the heroin crisis.
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Last edited on 08/27/2015.