The purpose of the CERC Community Engagement/Outreach Core is to make a significant contribution to the goals/specific aims of the CERC Center of Excellence by ensuring that community engagement/outreach activities include: a) disseminating evidenced-based information and translation of research findings;b) increasing health literacy;c) promoting clinical trials offered through the CERC;and c) increasing the knowledge of health disparities and strategies aimed at preventing, reducing and eliminating them.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
2P20MD002286-06
Application #
8354725
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN (01))
Project Start
2012-07-01
Project End
2017-03-31
Budget Start
2012-09-01
Budget End
2013-03-31
Support Year
6
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$195,323
Indirect Cost
$52,823
Name
University of the Virgin Islands
Department
Type
DUNS #
090003765
City
St. Thomas
State
VI
Country
United States
Zip Code
00802
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