Zachary Rowe, BBA

Executive Director, Friends of Parkside

Zachary Rowe, BBA, is Executive Director of Friends Of Parkside, a grassroots community-based organization on Detroit’s eastside which provides programs for residents, a computer learning center, health and safety projects, and linkages for residents to employment and personal development opportunities.

Mr. Rowe has been involved with various community-based participatory research (CBPR) projects for more than 24 years and is a founding member of the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC) Board, the Healthy Environment Partnership Steering Committee, and the Community Action Against Asthma Steering Committee. He is also on the University of Michigan’s Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program Internal Advisory Committee (IAC), and former member of the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) Community Engagement Coordinating Council. He has served as a co-principal investigator, co-investigator, community research associate, and consultant on numerous funded projects, and is currently Co-PI on a National Institute of Health (NIH) and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) funded project.