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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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VCU among nation's top minority degree producers


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 Jaz-Munn Johnson who received the Black History in the Making Award.

Congratulations to Raven Smith, Linda Alexander, Zoe Villamar and Justin Moore who win awards at national conference for undergraduate minority researchers.

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 Program Fellowship for summer research! For more details see the full article.

VCU's Center on Health Disparities research training scholars are blazing a trail highlighting underrepresented students and faculty in the biomedical sciences field. See the article in VCU News about our scholars HERE!