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.

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