Leaders from Alabama‚Äôs Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) support the work of the MHRC to develop health disparities research training programs for minority students and faculty. The partnerships, funded by the National Institute for Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), help increase the pipeline of talented and culturally-sensitive investigators in the field of health disparities research.

Academic partners include:
   Alabama A&M University
   Alabama State University
   Morehouse School of Medicine
   Oakwood University
   Stillman College
   Tuskegee University

The HBCU partners sponsors several training programs, including the Health Disparities Research Education Program (HDREP), the Summer Cancer Research Education Program (SCREP), and in past years, the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP).

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