Jackson State University


The mission of RCMI Center for Health Disparities Research (RCHDR) at Jackson State University (JSU) isto conduct innovative biomedical, socio-behavioral, clinical, and/or translational research aimed at improving minority health and reducing or eliminating health disparities in Mississippi. RCHDR accomplishes its mission through strategic investments in critical research infrastructure, community engagement, and training/building a critical mass of biomedical scientists to address important health disparities issues of concern to vulnerable and underserved communities. The Center has established an excellent research ecosystem that fosters scientific discoveries and team science to maximize research productivity.