Meet Your Mentor: Tricia Piechowski

Tricia PiechowskiTricia Piechowski is an Administrative Program Director of the Community Engagement Program at the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) within the University of Michigan's Medical School Office of Research. She works toward building equitable partnerships between community and academic partners in research. She develops trainings, creates funding mechanisms, provides consultations, and engages in other infrastructure building activities for partnership development to support community-engaged research. She has served as the Chair of the Community-Based Public Health Caucus (CBPHC) of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and is currently an academic program planner for the Caucus. She chairs the Washtenaw County DHHS Board and is active member of the Washtenaw County Success by 6 Great Start Parent Coalition. She has an MSW in interpersonal practice with children and youth and MPH from the University of Michigan in Health Behavior & Health Education and an MA in African Studies from UCLA.