University of Rochester CTSI Seeking Founding Director for Office for Health Equity Research

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As part of the University of Rochester Medical Center's (URMC) Equity and Anti-Racism Action Plan, the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) is establishing a new Office for Health Equity Research. The new office will support health equity research across the university and foster a deeper understanding of the root causes of health disparities and the burdens experienced by excluded groups.

To get the office off the ground, the UR CTSI has launched a search for a founding director who can establish a strategic vision and build the office as a central resource for URMC health equity researchers.

CTSA Program In Action Goals
Goal 1: Train and Cultivate the Translational Science Workforce
Goal 2: Engage Patients and Communities in Every Phase of the Translational Process
Goal 3: Promote the Integration of Special and Underserved Populations in Translational Research Across the Human Lifespan