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The 2022 HFRCC Research Symposium is here!

Join us on September 30th for the annual HFRCC Research Symposium, highlighting Flint-related research and exploring plans for moving forward in the era of COVID-19. Network with Flint researchers and community experts, engage with poster presenters, and learn from esteemed speakers and panelists.

The Long Road Ahead

Building Capacity, Building Partnership

Registration is closed. See you soon!!

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Event Details

September 30, 2022 | 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

Riverfront Conference Center

1 Riverfront Plaza| Flint, MI | 48502

Cost: Free!

Lunch provided.

What to Expect

The 2022 HFRCC Research Symposium will be a day for connection, reflection, learning, and growing. The day will start with our incredible keynote speaker, followed by brief presentations and a poster session featuring cutting-edge Flint researchAfter lunch, we'll hear from our panelists about how the Flint community has responded to COVID-19, with plenty of time for questions from you. Symposium guests are then invited to take part in breakout conversations about public health in Flint, moderated by community and academic experts. Finally, we'll honor honor community and academic members for their outstanding Flint-focused work in an awards ceremony. Don't miss it! 

Recognize your Colleagues

The HFRCC wants to honor notable community and academic members for their outstanding Flint-focused work. Champions with long standing community roots, early career leaders, community-academic partnerships, and students will all be recognized.  We want your help in choosing nominees who you feel have made an impact in Flint.

Nominations closed. Thank you for submitting your nominees for an HFRCC award!

Award Details

  • Early Career Award 

    • Awarded to one community and one academic person that has made a significant contribution to the city of Flint in the first 10 years or less of their career through their work in the classroom, research, volunteerism, or other service within the community. ​

  • Community-Academic Partnership Award

    • Awarded to one community and one academic person working in partnership with each other where they have demonstrated their commitment to moving Flint forward. These individuals have made positive contributions within the Flint community through their active engagement in community-academic partnerships.

  • Champion Award

    • Awarded to one academic person (Toby Citrin Award) and one community person who has demonstrated a longstanding history of working with the Flint community.  This individual has devoted significant amounts of their time/career making positive contributions in Flint that culminated in significant efforts being made in the areas of health and other elements that impact health and well-being. Examples could be policy, economics, infrastructure, and research.

  • People's Choice Poster Award

    • Help decide the awardee by voting at the event.

  • Poster Award

    • Decided by a panel of judges from the submitted abstracts.​

Symposium questions? Send us an email at hfrccsymposium@umich.edu