This Core's design Is rooted in four evidence-based conceptual frameworks for addressing health disparities: (1) reaching students early in their formative years encourages healthy behaviors and promotes careers in health and science;(2) direct, experiential scientific/clinical encounters promote students'knowledge of and interest In the health/science professions;(3) community engagement in academic research must be anchored in partnerships based in trust;and (4) solutions to health disparities must involve policy changes based on scientific evidence of the most effective proven interventions. Evidence for these conceptual frameworks is provided below. The proposed Core builds on the extensive activities of the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center's current P20-funded Community Engagement Core.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Exploratory Grants (P20)
Project #
5P20MD006875-03
Application #
8608953
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Suny Downstate Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Brooklyn
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
11203
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