The mission of the Urban Health Institute (UHI) is to guide the university in its allocation of endowment funds to support activities that maximize the university’s efforts to substantially improve the health status of underserved communities through supporting biomedical and behavioral research and its translation into high-quality clinical outcomes, improved community health, and progressive health policy.
Urban Health Institute Research Cores/Pillars:
Center for Biomedical Informatics
Division of Community Engagement
Statistical Research and Design Methodology Core
Health Policy and Services Research Pillar
Learning Health Systems and Community Core
UHI Student Research Core
UHI at a Glance
In order to meet the nation’s need of enhancing the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical workforce, the vision of UHI-SRC is to increase the number of underrepresented minority students pursuing careers in the biomedical, clinical, behavioral, and social sciences through exposure to research training and education.
Mission In alignment with CDU’s Strategic Plan (Theme 5, Objective 3), the mission of UHISRC is to strengthen CDU undergraduate and graduate student research training and education. We aim to engage students in innovative and interactive research training and education programs that include research methodology, laboratory techniques, clinical, and community-partnered research.