In the first funding cycle (2001-2006), the MMC-VICC Cancer Partnership primarily focused on basic and clinical cancer research, with only one clinic-based behavioral research project, and the Partnership lacked a community outreach component. In 2006, the Partnership created a new Community Outreach Core (COC) guided by a framework of community-based participatory research (CBPR) to further the aims of the Cancer Partnership In reducing cancer disparities. Given its strong history of community-based research with minority communities, TSU was brought in as a subcontractor to co-lead the new COC, under the leadership of Dr. Baqar Husaini (TSU), Dr. Elizabeth Williams (VICC) and Dr. Paul Juarez (MMC) and with Dr. Pamela Hull (TSU). In August 2010, Dr. Wujcik took over as VICC Co-Leader when Dr. Williams left VICC to join the TSU public health faculty.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
1U54CA163072-01
Application #
8340442
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-SRLB-Y (O1))
Project Start
2011-09-23
Project End
2016-08-31
Budget Start
2011-09-23
Budget End
2012-08-31
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$156,056
Indirect Cost
Name
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department
Type
DUNS #
004413456
City
Nashville
State
TN
Country
United States
Zip Code
37212
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