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The EXPORT Center
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Box 340712
Clemson, SC 29634-0712
Telephone: (864) 656-0779
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Specific Aims

The overall specific aims of the EXPORT Center are as follows:

1. Strengthen and empower families and communities to engage in health promotion and research.

2. Develop a collaborative inter-institutional partnership to support an infrastructure for research, training and outreach that addresses health disparities.

3. Develop and implement interdisciplinary research models that address prevention of and intervention in health disparities across the life span.

4. Develop a sustainable, culturally appropriate model of “best practices” that engages minority and rural underserved communities to improve health outcomes.

5. Increase the number of underrepresented ethnic minority students and junior faculty in the health professions.

6. Facilitate the development of a cadre of culturally competent researchers with the knowledge and skills to address health disparities.


Clemson UniversityLast Updated: December 04, 2007 Voorhees College

The EXPORT Center is a program of the Center for Research on Health Disparities and is housed jointly in the Clemson University College of Health, Education, and Human Development and the Voorhees College Center of Excellence in Rural and Minority Health.
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