The mission of the Administrative Core is to support the growth and efficient functioning of the existing Center of Excellence by providing the infrastructure support essential for all Center Cores to effectively conduct and disseminate research, provide health disparities education and training, and immerse both research and community partners in integrative efforts that lead to improving the health status for ethnic communities by preventing, reducing, and eliminating health disparities in the US-Mexico Border region. To accomplish this, the Administrative Core will ensure that the new knowledge generated by the research and training efforts of the Center is accessible to all audiences working toward the prevention, reduction and ultimate elimination of health disparities;provide communication that engages all facets of organizations, agencies, hospitals, schools, institutions, and populations in the Center's efforts;plan and implement an Annual Conference devoted to the dissemination of new knowledge and discussion of future directions in Center research, training, and outreach;create broad avenues of two-way communication and outreach among the Center and its stakeholders;provide oversight of all Center activities such as allocation and management of Center's resources;administer oversight to personnel and fiscal matters;and create the appropriate mechanism to translate research findings into research briefs. The Administrative Core serves to enhance infrastructure support for all activities and events and foster communication among the Center, its community partners, and the minority and underserved communities, creating, supporting, and evaluating the Center structure and services required for producing high quality scientific research.

Public Health Relevance

Knowing with certainty that the support provided to all Center efforts has emerged as a principal factor in improving and disseminating the knowledge base, the integration efforts, and the improved health status ofthe nation's ethnic minority populations experiencing health disparities, the Administrative Core serves an integral role in the Center.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
5P20MD002316-08
Application #
8608453
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-02-01
Budget End
2015-01-31
Support Year
8
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$281,678
Indirect Cost
$96,132
Name
Arizona State University-Tempe Campus
Department
Type
DUNS #
943360412
City
Tempe
State
AZ
Country
United States
Zip Code
85287
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