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The Center for Research on Health Disparities provides leadership for the development and advancement of comprehensive, culturally sensitive, community-based participatory research that improves health outcomes and enhances quality of life. The center links faculty, students and community members to advance research on the complex causes of health disparities and strategies to eliminate these disparities. To accomplish its goals, the center draws on the support of and collaboration among individual and institutional partners.

The Center for Research on Health Disparities is an outgrowth of the EXPORT Center project, a collaborative partnership between Clemson University’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, and Voorhees College’s Center of Excellence in Rural and Minority Health. The EXPORT Center was made possible through an Excellence in Partnerships for Community Outreach, Research on Health Disparities and Training (EXPORT) grant from the National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health.

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Health care advocate Michelle Taylor-Smith joins Center for Research on Health Disparities

Michelle Taylor-SmithFormer Prisma Health Vice President Michelle Taylor-Smith, MSN, BSN, RN, FACHE, has recently joined Clemson University School of Nursing as operations officer for the Center for Research on Health Disparities.

The Center for Research on Health Disparities (CRHD) works to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved communities by developing and advancing culturally sensitive and community-based research. The Center connects faculty, students and community members to advance research on the complex causes of health disparities and strategies to eliminate these disparities, drawing upon collaboration with individual and institutional partner. Read More

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