Being part of MYHealth means being part of a research study
Throughout the MYHealth program, students are asked to complete surveys, reflections, and interviews. The MYHealth study team use this data to evaluate the impact of the MYHealth program on participants’ feelings and attitudes towards research and STEM. Also, the MYHealth team uses findings to make ongoing improvements to the program curriculum and structure. The MYHealth team relies on input from youth and brings expertise in community engagement, participatory research, mixed methods research.
MYHealth includes a series of studies approved by the University of Michigan Institutional Review Board (HUM00201567, HUM00210274, HUM00213914). In addition, MYHealth is a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) project funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and National Institutes of Health (R25GM137361).