The Research Core is led by Dr. Alain Bertoni, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention and Internal Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Dr. Carlos Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention and Internal Medicine (Cardiology). They have extensive experience in diabetes and cardiovascular disease research in minority populations.
The aims of the Research Core (further details provided in Section C: Research Core) are to: 1. Provide coordination to the two research projects, including protocol development, staff training, participant recruitment, data management, and data analysis. 2. Collaborate with the Community Core, the institution and externally with local and national communities to promote participation in research and disseminate results from these projects and others 3. Collaborate with the Research Training / Education core to foster an environment supportive of training new investigators, disseminating research, and capitalizing on the health equity research that MACHE affiliates at WFUSM are currently conducting 4. Collaborate with the Administrative Core, which will conduct semiannual reviews of the research projects to ensure that all research activities undertaken by project investigators andstaff are consistent with MACHE goals and compliant with IRB/ human Subjects protection regulations.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Comprehensive Center (P60)
Project #
5P60MD006917-03
Application #
8632867
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-RN)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-03-01
Budget End
2015-02-28
Support Year
3
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$110,933
Indirect Cost
$36,360
Name
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Department
Type
DUNS #
937727907
City
Winston-Salem
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27157
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