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Vision and Mission


To create lasting solutions to eliminate health disparities in Mississippi.


To promote and deliver high-quality, family- and community-based research, education, and community outreach to reduce and eliminate health disparities in Mississippi through:
  • comprehensively addressing the social determinants of health;
  • providing family- and community-based programs and services;
  • rigorous and comprehensive training and mentoring of students, post-doctoral fellows, and early career faculty committed to health disparities research; and
  • the creation of sustainable and mutually-beneficial community-based partnerships.