Under the direction of Principal Investigators Sandra Daley, MD and
Vivian M. Reznik, MD, MPH
, the UCSD CRCHD provides the
leadership, infrastructure and resources to achieve the following goals:
- Expand minority health and health disparities research activities by conducting
interdisciplinary biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and community-based applied research.
Focus areas include the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of Cardiovascular,
Hepatic, Glomerular diseases, HIV/AIDS, and Hypertension in Hispanic, African American, Native
American, and other populations at risk for health disparities.
- Provide health information to minority and other underserved communities, as well as
inform the scientific and professional communities about health disparities; and
promote the participation of health disparity groups in biomedical and behavioral research.
- Prepare new investigators to conduct culturally relevant research in minority health
and health disparities.