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UMass Center for Health Equity Intervention Research (CHEIR)
This collaboration between UMass Worcester and UMass Boston establishes a Center for Minority Health. This center provides infrastructure to identify, train, mentor and foster the career development of minority students and faculty and in general individuals with interests in health disparities interventional research. It provides an infrastructure support to faculty interested in developing research ideas aimed to reduce and eliminate health disparities through an administrative, a research and a community engagement cores.
UMass Worcester PRC Principal Investigator: Milagros C. Rosal, PhD, Stephenie Lemon, PhD
Funder: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (PI: Allison, Co-PI: Rosal)
Dates: 2013-2016

Community Engagement Core, Center for Health Equity Intervention Research (CHEIR)
This core is supporting community engagement activities in affiliated projects. It also includes an independent project intended to advance the field of community engaged science through the development, dissemination, and evaluation of an innovative, culturally responsive video storytelling intervention to increase research literacy among community members.
UMass Worcester PRC Principal Investigator: Milagros C. Rosal, PhD
Funder: Center for Health Equity Intervention Research, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities 
Dates: 2012-2017

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