CENTER FOR RESEARCH TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR-AT-RISK POPULATIONS (HARP)
The CNR recognizes that nursing is the driving force in improving health outcomes.
The mission of the CENTER FOR RESEARCH TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR-AT-RISK POPULATIONS (HARP) is to create and disseminate new knowledge for improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities.
Address inequities that contribute to health disparities.
- Develop, test and evaluate interventions to reduce health disparities
- Promote multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary research
- Develop, test and evaluate patient-centered and population-based interventions
- Disseminate evidence-based best practices in reducing health disparities
- Increase diversity of nursing workforce
1) Develop and expand research partnerships with community based organizations, academic institutions and health centers.
2) Target populations include but are not limited to:
- Racial and ethnic minority group
- Low income
- Children (under age 18)
- Older adults (age 65 and over)
- Individuals with special health care needs, including individuals with disabilities and individuals who need chronic care or end-of-life care.
3) Obtain creative sources of funding.