Our Work

The Midwest Latino Health Research, Training and Policy Center’s current initiatives focus on a variety of healthcare projects locally and nationally.

MLHRTPC develops new training curricula to train community health workers and health and human service providers in core skills. Our curricula aim to increase their capacity to address health disparities and facilitate chronic disease prevention and management.

Our high priority activities are listed below:

  • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Empowerment Education Program – DEEPTM
    • Diabetes Empowerment Prevention Program –  DEPP
    • Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program – HELP
    • Healthy Eating / Active Living – HEAL
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Healthy Eating / Active Living – HEAL
    • Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program – HELP
  • Kidney Disease
  • CHW Training 
    • Basic skills training
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Children’s Health Topics
      • Diabetes – Type 1 and 2
      • Sickle cell Disease
      • Asthama
      • Prematurity
      • Introduction to mental Health