National Community Committee
The National Community Committee (NCC) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention PRCs represents the people in communities that work with 37 PRCs to do community-based participatory research (CBPR) in chronic disease prevention.
Members of the Deaf Health Community Committee (DHCC) have represented DHCC during the NCC’s Annual Retreats in October. Below are the PRCs who have hosted past NCC Retreats:
2004: University of Alabama at Birmingham PRC, Birmingham, AL
2005: University of Minnesota PRC, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
2006: University of Michigan PRC, Flint-Ann Arbor, MI
2007: Harvard PRC, Boston, MA
2008: West Virginia University PRC, Morgantown, WV
2009: University of North Carolina PRC, Chapel Hill, NC
2010: University of Washington PRC, WA
2011: University of Rochester PRC, Rochester, NY
2012: University of Maryland PRC, College Park, MD
For more information about NCC, go to: www.cdc.gov/prc/community-voice
The Prevention Research Centers Program office created a brief overview of the National Community Committee's history and purpose. Click below to read the PDF file.
A Collective Voice for Well-Being: The Story of the National Community Committee