Addressing the complex issues of contemporary biomedical sciences requires the engagement of diverse perspectives. Fulfilling our mission of creating and applying science and discoveries to further education, healthcare and community service locally and globally demands that we harness the full and varied intellectual capital of our city, our country and our world.
Training a diverse cadre of professionals to address scientific research through the lenses of their unique perspectives and histories opens new pathways to exploration.
Departments and Centers Addressing Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health
In addition to the Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research, there are several other departments, academic centers and schools focused on achieving health equity in Baylor College of Medicine's education, research, healthcare, and community outreach mission areas.
- Center for Child Health Policy and Advocacy (part of Department of Pediatrics and Texas Children’s Hospital)
- Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety (part of Michael E. DeBakey VAMC and Department of Medicine)
- Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy
- Center for Population Health Research (part of Department of Family and Community Medicine)
- Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (part of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
- Center of Excellence for Health Equity, Training and Research
- Center of Excellence in Primary Care Education (part of Michael E. DeBakey VAMC and Department of Medicine)
- Children’s Nutrition Resource Center (part of the Department of Pediatrics)
- Health Disparities Laboratory in Pediatric Psychology (part of the Department of Pediatrics)
- Office of Outreach and Health Disparities (part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center)
- Texas Regional Mental Health Minority Mentor Network (part of Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)
Are you a Baylor researcher investigating healthcare disparities, needs of underserved populations, social determinants of health or related topics? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to add to this list.