Health inequity across racial/ethnic groups not only impacts the health and quality of life of those who bear the greater public health burden of disease, but also creates an unhealthy society in terms of social, physical, and mental health. At the BHDC, we believe that acfion-oriented research that is community-engaged, methodologically rigorous, and seeks to redress health disparifies is crucial to the health of Brooklyn residents.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
5P20MD006875-02
Application #
8489359
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-02-01
Budget End
2014-01-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$15,052
Indirect Cost
$5,508
Name
Suny Downstate Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
040796328
City
Brooklyn
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
11203
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