Current Projects - Corbin J. Standley

Current Projects

LifeSavers Coalition Data Project

Student Research Consultant
LifeSavers Suicide Prevention Coalition, Eaton RESA

The goal of this project is to dive deeper into the MiPHY data and other data sources in order to better understand the salience of youth suicide in Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties and determine the relevant risk factors, indicators, and protective factors. The LifeSavers Coalition is a group of concerned citizens and professionals from diverse backgrounds dedicated to developing innovating and effective strategies for youth suicide prevention in the tri-county area. Corbin's role in this academic-community partnership is to work with the coalition and its representatives, analyze relevant data, and report on the resultant findings.


State Innovation Model Initiative

Graduate Research Assistant, System exChange Lab
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University
Funded by a $70 million grant awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the state of Michigan is testing and implementing an innovative model for delivering and paying for health care throughout the state. In partnership the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and communities, the research team is investigating effective strategies and interventions for accomplishing these goals. Corbin's role in this project is as a member of the Community Health Innovation Regions evaluation team working on survey design, literature review, stakeholder engagement, and evaluation.


Re-engineering Equity

Graduate Research Assistant, System exChange Lab
Department of Psychology, Michigan State University

The goal of this project (conducted in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services) is to approach equity from a systems change perspective and develop and pilot an Equity Impact Assessment tool to examine the ways in which under-served populations may be impacted by proposed interventions and decisions. In so doing, the aim to redress concerns surrounding the inclusion of diverse and authentic voices at the table and increase the effectiveness of community interventions.