Goals and Obiectives With an emphasis on a Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach, the main goals of the Administrative Core for the """"""""Community Networks Program: The Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities"""""""" are to: 1. Facilitate an increase in knowledge of, access to, and use of beneficial biomedical and behavioral procedures in cancer disparities and relevant disparities in co-morbid conditions (i.e. heart disease, diabetes, stroke, neuropathies, HIV/AIDS, depression, stress, trauma, cognitive function disorders and dementia 2. Develop and perform evidence-based intervention research to increase use of beneficial biomedical and behavioral procedures aimed at reducing cancer disparities and/or disparities in related co-morbid conditions;and 3. Train qualified health disparity researchers (in particular new and early stage investigators) experienced in using CBPR approach and promote their career development as competitive health disparities researchers.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54CA153710-05
Application #
8722478
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-09-01
Budget End
2015-08-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Johns Hopkins University
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Baltimore
State
MD
Country
United States
Zip Code
21218
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