The overarching goal of this program Is to foster the development of the next generation of URM researchers using a multidisciplinary, community-engaged approach to applying behavioral health models to eradicate health disparities In cardiometabolic diseases and HIV. The focus of the program will be on acquisition of behavioral research skills, formulation of relevant research questions, development of methodologically sound protocols, publication of peer-reviewed papers, and networking with mentors and peers. At the end of the training period, trainees will have acquired the necessary skillset to pursue further training In public health, thus reducing the national gap between URM and non-URM scientists competing for NIH funding.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
1P20MD006875-01
Application #
8343634
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN (01))
Project Start
2012-06-14
Project End
2017-01-31
Budget Start
2012-06-14
Budget End
2013-01-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$189,344
Indirect Cost
$47,613
Name
Suny Downstate Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
040796328
City
Brooklyn
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
11203
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