Center for Healthy Communities


Kinship_F_F_20140823_0391b-4.pngThe 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.

The Center began in 1991 as Partners for Community Health Development, and became a formal organization in 1994.  In 2011, the Center became a program of the Center for Global Health in the Department of Community Health, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

The following programs are currently administered by the Center for Healthy Communities:

What’s New?

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

Maps & Directions

The Center for Healthy Communities has staff in two locations:

Research Park Office
3123 Research Blvd., Suite 200
Dayton, OH 45420

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


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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Boonshoft School of Medicine seminar to focus on diabetes in Montgomery County

“Montgomery County Health Disparities: Tackling the Diabetes Epidemic” seminar will held March 10 Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center in Dayton.
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Boonshoft School of Medicine to hold forums on Medicaid, Affordable Care Act

Community forums on Medicaid expansion and the Affordable Care Act marketplace will be held this winter in Dayton.
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Last edited on 07/09/2015.