The following is not an exhaustive list of the MURDOCK Study’s community partners, but rather represents a larger group of community organizations that support the study.
For more than 100 years, the Cannon Memorial YMCA has provided safe and caring environments, positive role models, creative activities and opportunities to serve the needs of the people in Cabarrus County and Kannapolis.
Community Free Clinic is helping uninsured and impoverished adults living in Cabarrus County to improve their health and wellness through healthcare and pharmacy services. The clinic seeks to remove financial barriers to quality health services.
The Ada Jenkins Center provides a variety of services to the residents of Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius, and South Iredell County. The center seeks to improve the quality of life for the surrounding communities through the integrated delivery of health, education, and human services.
Formerly the Cabarrus County Health Department, Cabarrus Health Alliance is seeking to improve individual and community health in Cabarrus County through collaborative action. CHA offers a wide range of services, including cancer screening, dental services, and diabetes education.
SEDI is a federally-funded grant project led by Cabarrus Health Alliance. The project is committed to reducing the impact of Type 2 diabetes on Cabarrus County by improving diabetes care and reducing healthcare costs. SEDI and the Community Transformation Grant Project lead the Wellness Coalition, which is a task force of Healthy Cabarrus created to address community needs surrounding obesity and diabetes.
Lake Norman Community Health Clinic is the oldest and largest medical provider serving the uninsured in Mecklenburg County and southern Iredell County. LNCHC focuses on prevention and treatment of disease, as well as managing healthy outcomes for patients by providing a chronic disease program that offers diabetic nutrition classes and positive lifestyle courses for pre-diabetics, including exercise.