The CCHVP Administrative Core will be responsible for overall grant administration The primary objectives of the Administrative Core are to 1. Guide, coordinate and aJJocate Center and University resources 2. Manage three mid-level research projects 3. Maximize scholariy productivity and dissemination Five specific aims will foster timely achievement of the objectives .
Aim 1. To provide administrative and mentoring support to all Center investigators;
Aim 2. To utilize a committee structure to implement a Center-wide evaluation plan;
Aim 3 : To ensure effective and efficient allocation of funds and use of the Center and University facilities and resources Aim 4. To promote collaboration among Center Faculty and between the Center Cores to maximize scientific productivity;
Aim 5. To develop and maintain: a database of funded projects and linked resources, an intervention and dissemination materials library, and a Center-specific website to maximize communication and coordination of Center activities and resources. The Center Directors, assisted by a full-time project coordinator, will direct the Administrative Core. An Executive Committee and an External Advisory Committee will contribute to the operation of the Administrative Core and achievement of the Core Aims. The Executive Committee will ensure coordination of Center functions. The External Advisory Committee will evaluate and advise on the research programs of the Center, the effectiveness of Center operations, and the Center's progress toward meeting its goals.

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Administration Core will implement a strong administrative structure, policies and procedures to implement and evaluate Center activities in order to establish a sustainable model research center devoted to promoting research, training and targeted policy initiatives to improve cardiovascular health of vulnerable populations.

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National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
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Commodore-Mensah, Yvonne; Sampah, Maame; Berko, Charles et al. (2016) The Afro-Cardiac Study: Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Acculturation in West African Immigrants in the United States: Rationale and Study Design. J Immigr Minor Health 18:1301-1308
Lu, Yan; Xu, Jiayun; Zhao, Weigang et al. (2016) Measuring Self-Care in Persons With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review. Eval Health Prof 39:131-84
Commodore-Mensah, Yvonne; Hill, Martha; Allen, Jerilyn et al. (2016) Sex Differences in Cardiovascular Disease Risk of Ghanaian- and Nigerian-Born West African Immigrants in the United States: The Afro-Cardiac Study. J Am Heart Assoc 5:
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Lee, Jong-Eun; Kim, Miyong T; Han, Hae-Ra (2015) Correlates of Health-Related Quality of Life Among Korean Immigrant Elders. J Appl Gerontol 34:844-57
Ruble, Kathy; Davis, Catherine L; Han, Hae-Ra (2015) Endothelial health in childhood acute lymphoid leukemia survivors: pilot evaluation with peripheral artery tonometry. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 37:117-20
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Han, Hae-Ra; Lee, Hwayun; Commodore-Mensah, Yvonne et al. (2014) Development and validation of the Hypertension Self-care Profile: a practical tool to measure hypertension self-care. J Cardiovasc Nurs 29:E11-20
Kim, Hyerang; Song, Hee-Jung; Han, Hae-Ra et al. (2013) Translation and validation of the dietary approaches to stop hypertension for koreans intervention: culturally tailored dietary guidelines for Korean Americans with high blood pressure. J Cardiovasc Nurs 28:514-23
Han, Hae-Ra; Song, Youngshin; Song, Hee-Jung et al. (2013) Influence of living arrangements on the management and control of hypertension: a mixed-methods study of Korean American elderly. J Immigr Minor Health 15:944-52

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