Patients with advanced cancer need supportive and palliative care in addition to cancer-specific treatments, to overcome pain, reduce psychological and spiritual distress, and meet practical needs. African Americans are more likely to have advanced cancer, yet less often get effective pain management, cancer communication, or supportive care. To overcome barriers for African Americans with cancer,… Read more »
Project ALMA focuses on promoting emotional health and reducing mental health stressors for Latinas.
The goal of Project CONNECT, an initiative funded by EXPORT, is to increase the number of African Americans involved in clinical research.
Project GRACE focuses on reducing the spread of HIV in African American communities.
Project EAST is a community-academic partnership that spans eight NC counties and leverages the expertise of a multi-county Community Advisory Board.
This American Cancer Society sponsored study is designed to use a health literacy and culturally appropriate communication intervention for patients and electronic data tools for providers to optimize lung cancer surgery treatment for early stage lung cancer for all patients and to reduce the surgical gap between African-American and white lung cancer patients.
The mentoring in community influences on CVD risk project focuses on both research and on mentoring newer researchers to enhance their research capacity.
A Family-Focused Lay Health Advisor Program to Reduce the Rate of Cardiovascular Disease among African Americans
Provide consultation and guidance for the development of the Train-the-Trainers curriculum for a lay health advisor program and the revision of the Power 2 Prevent (P2P) curriculum.
The UNC-Chapel Hill/Shaw University Comprehensive National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) Research Center
With the Goal of eliminating health disparities, the UNC-Shaw NCMHD Research Center aims to be a research incubator that will conduct innovative minority health research among adult African-American populations in North Carolina.