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Welcome to the Research Branch of the Center for Reducing Health Disparities. 

The research goal for the Center for Reducing Health Disparities is to become a nationally recognized Center of Excellence serving the State of Nebraska by establishing and strengthening the health disparities research and program portfolios across the Center, College, Campus, and Community to reduce health disparities and achieve health equity.

In pursuit of this goal, the Center Research Branch convenes academic-community teams to work on health equity issues, assists faculty to perform research related to health disparities, responds to appropriate funding mechanisms, and builds capacity within the Center, College, Campus, and Community to perform health disparity research.  

The Research Branch is available to provide a number of services to facilitate health disparities/health equity research including:

  • Literature reviews
  • Health disparity data requests
  • Consultation on study design of projects targeting underserved communities,
  • Spanish translation services for IRB approved research related documents, and
  • Promotion and enrollment into research studies.