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Building upon the framework established through the Cigarette Restitution Fund public health grant, the Kimmel Cancer Center has a dedicated team of experts addressing cancer disparities through community-based participatory education, training, and research among racial/ethnic and underserved populations.
The Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities (CRCD) was established in September 2010 through a community academic-practice partnership in Baltimore City and Prince George's County, Maryland. The Center seeks to reduce cancer disparities through community-based participatory research, community outreach and education, and training of early-stage investigators in cancer disparities research. The CRCD is based at Johns Hopkins University and is funded by the National Cancer Institute's Community Network's Program (Grant 1U54CA153710-01).
The Johns Hopkins Center to Reduce Cancer Disparities coordinates community-based programs and research that include:
For information on any the programs, contact Ahmed Elmi, MPH, CHES at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-614-3032.