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CENTER FOR RESEARCH TO IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR-AT-RISK POPULATIONS (HARP)

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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.


Goals:

Address inequities that contribute to health disparities.

 

Objectives:

  1. Develop, test and evaluate interventions to reduce health disparities
  2. Promote multi-sectoral and interdisciplinary research
  3. Develop, test and evaluate patient-centered and population-based interventions
  4. Disseminate evidence-based best practices in reducing health disparities
  5. Increase diversity of nursing workforce

 

Strategies:

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
  • Women
  • 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.
  • LGBTQ

3) Obtain creative sources of funding.