Training Core

The Research Training Core is home to several training programs.



  1. Establish an intramural mechanism to solicit, review, and fund pilot, health disparities research projects.
  2. Mentor early stage investigators in the design and ethical conduct of transdisciplinary health disparities research with vulnerable populations across the lifespan using big data and applying new analytics.
  3. Provide seminars, workshops, and/or other activities that promote the efforts of early stage investigators in transdisciplinary health disparities research.



Patricia Matthews Juarez, PhD, Director
Phone: 615 327-6526