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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 females data collectors, but we need more males.  Measurement teams will document their observations on walking tours in the community. For more information, please email Sara Wagner at swagner24@gmail.com 


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.



IMSD trainees Michael Kiflezghi and Brittany Martinez for being featured in VCU News for national recognition of their research

IMSD and MARC research trainees for being recognized for pursuing excellence in your research studies.

Brian Joseph, Kristen Wade, Tamara Haque, and Carine Binyam for being featured in VCU Undergraduate Research Opportunities Video

Dear Derek, Katie and Teshell: Congratulations on being named a National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences for the 2013-2014 academic year!