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Center on Health Disparities Receives NIH Research Grant Renewal

The Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Health Disparities has been awarded a five-year grant renewal totaling $6.2 million

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The Center on Health Disparities is looking at environmental factors related to preterm birth outcomes. We are currently seeking measurement team members to help map Richmond neighborhood supports. At this time, we have enough female data collectors, but we need more males.  Measurement teams will document their observations on walking tours in the community. For more information, please email cohdresearch@vcuhealth.org


Check out our Alumni Spotlight highlighting our research training alumni!

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Welcome To The Center On Health Disparities 

As you navigate our site, we hope you gain a better understanding of health disparities and how the initiatives developed by the Center are helping to eliminate inequities in health care.
To learn more about the Center, you may want to start with our Vision, Mission, and Goals.  We also encourage you to pay special attention to our primary areas of focus:

We appreciate your interest, and we urge you take an active role alongside us in eliminating health disparities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.



Congratulations to IMSD undergraduate scholar Michael Kiflezghi for becoming a semi-finalist for the 2016 - 2017 Fulbright U. S. Student Program!

Congratulations to IMSD undergraduate scholars Sarah Izabel and Lizette Carrasco for being awarded the 2016 HHMI Exceptional Research Opportunities Porgram Fellowship for summer research!