Four core areas help fulfill the mission of the VCU CoEHDR.
Provides the organizational structure and staff support necessary to maximize the effectiveness of the VCU CoEHDR
Provides support for research projects by assisting with the recruitment of subjects, the acquisition of samples and additional study functions
Research Training & Education Core
Implements activities to increase the number of minorities pursuing health disparity related careers and to provide training and mentoring opportunities for underrepresented and minority students
Community Engagement & Outreach Core
Implements projects to stimulate community partner collaboration and participation in the development, conduct, and evaluation of a preterm birth, infant morbidity and mortality prevention research agenda