This core provides research support to faculty members interested in health disparities, life sciences, behavioral and social sciences, and health related areas of research. Additionally, mentors from the research intensive universities (Morehouse School of Medicine, CDC, and Emory University.) mentors the junior faculty on research grant preparation and paper development strategies. Funding to support faculty travel to national meetings in their research areas provides opportunities to enhance both content knowledge and new research approaches.
Enhance research training and opportunities to compete for independent research funding in health disparities
Provide research mentoring with research intensive universities including grant and paper writing
Support individual faculty initiated research sub-projects
Enhance research related skills including grant and paper writing
Enhance research knowledge and skills in areas of emerging technologies and areas of emphasis in health disparities research
Develop a working group of scientists on campus with a focus on health disparities research
Develop a cadre of clinical, biomedical, and behavioral research scientists with skills, knowledge, and abilities to conduct research that will contribute to eliminating health disparities