Aim-1: Transform-Our Institution
- Establish an organizational framework for conducting clinical/translational research that promotes multidisciplinary approaches to addressing health disparities.
Aim 2: Transform Our Research Environment
- Establish a robust research infrastructure and vibrant training environment that fosters innovative, multidisciplinary clinical/translational research.
Aim 3: Transform the Community of Biomedical Scientists - Training the Next Generation
- Establish an institution-wide mechanism for recruiting, training and mentoring a critical mass of talented faculty engaged in multidisciplinary clinical/translational research.
Aim 4: Transform Our Community
- Establish a community-centered model of clinical/translational research that advances discovery science and translates new knowledge into improvements in the health status of minority communities.
Overall, the implementation of these specific aims will enable MSM to fulfill its long-term goal of translating discovery science into community-based solutions that ameliorate health disparities..