The purpose of this mentored training program (MTP) is to prepare a cadre of new and early stage investigators to conduct cancer disparities research in Hispanic communities, with a particular emphasis on building skills and capacity to conduct community-based participatory research (CBPR) focused on cancer prevention and control. These efforts include major initiatives to partner with and incorporate CBPR principles and skills into training of the junior scientists who will participate in the MTP. These efforts also represent a strong collaboration between The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC) that takes advantage of the complementary strengths - faculty, educational resources, and infrastructure - of these sister institutions.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA153505-05
Application #
8724190
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-PCRB-G)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-09-01
Budget End
2015-08-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$59,240
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
800772139
City
Houston
State
TX
Country
United States
Zip Code
77030
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