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The Comprehensive Research Center in Health Disparities

UCSD Health Science's San Diego EXPORT Center received marked recognition from the National Institute of Health's National Center in Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) with the renewal of its grant amounting to over $6 million over the next five years; and, designation as a Comprehensive Research Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities (CRCHD). This award helps support the research of senior investigators in the fields of genetics, hypertension and cardiovascular disease; provides funding to students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty who are conducting research in diabetes, liver disease, and healthcare quality; and supports the evaluation of health programs conducted in community based not-for-profit agencies in San Diego.

The center's goals addressed by three programmatic core areas: the Administrative Core, the Research Core, and the Research Training Core. The Center's programs are designed to achieve the Department of Health and Human Services Healthy People 2010 goals for the nation in HIV, cardiovascular disease, and other selected diseases which disproportionately impact various communities. The center maintains a list of local and national resources that address minority health and health disparities.


Diversity and Community Partnerships

The UCSD Comprehensive Research Center in Health Disparities is housed in the Division of Community Pediatrics within the UCSD School of Medicine. The Division of Community Pediatrics recently received a Multicultural Heritage Award from the San Diego Business Journal. Learn more . . . - [ 3.3 mb PDF ]

UCSD Center for Community Health / Division of Community Pediatrics


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