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Dr. M Alfred Haynes Research Training Institute for Social Equity (MAHRTISE)
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- 2011 MAHRTISE
Dr. Haynes’ professional and personal life demonstrates a quest and a commitment for excellence, supporting diversity and transformative knowledge and skills for all people. As a scholar, Dr. Haynes has served on numerous national governmental committees including, the President’s Committee on Health Education, the President’s Cancer Council, various key committees at the National Cancer Institute, the Fogarty International Center, and led the committee for the groundbreaking study on the Burden of Cancer for the Institute of Medicine entitled: The Unequal Burden of Cancer An Assessment of NIH Research and Programs for Ethnic Minorities and the Medically Underserved. He assisted the Office of Minority Health /HRSA in assessing its grant funding role with the four black medical schools in a pivotal study on a shared mission between HRSA and the schools entitled: Assessment of Historically Black Medical Schools’ Participation in HRSA-Supported Health Professions Training Programs.
Over the years, Dr. Haynes’ research has contributed to the advancement and improvement of health care for underrepresented populations. He has worked tirelessly over the decades improving opportunities for health care professionals. As the president/dean of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, his impact as scholar, researcher, mentor, administrator, and a great humanitarian is of national and international pride.
This Institute honors his work and symbolizes the work that continues be done in shaping and molding the next generations of scholars and researchers in health disparity research.
The Dr. M Alfred Haynes Research Training Institute for Social Equity will focus on expanding the knowledge and understanding of health disparity research while improving and enhancing research skills in health services research.
The Institute is designed to expose and enhance the knowledge and skills of participants about fundamental policy issues and concerns in the access to care systems as well as cutting-edge health disparities issues that are of national concern. The Institute provides participants and mentors with insight into how and why particular health policies are developed and implemented as well as how they affect communities experiencing health disparities. The Institute provides an overview to health disparity research methods and applications and introduces participants to the interdisciplinary field of health services research, focusing on theory, participant's methodology, and applications. Additionally, mentors will work directly with their research team to cover topics, such as:
- Research Design
- Analyses of Large Databases
- Survey Methodology
- Assessment of Health Status
- Measurement of Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities
- Appropriateness of interventions
- Expand the participants’ knowledge and understanding of health disparity, health services research, and community-based participatory research.
- Improve and enhance the participants’ skills to engage the community in health services research.
- Provide opportunities for community and faith-based leaders to participate in the development and implementation of a translational, health services research program that seeks to eliminate health disparities.
- Develop new and nurture ongoing regional partnerships.
- Provide networking opportunities for participants.
- Provide continuing education for physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health care professionals.
The institute is designed for underrepresented minority junior faculty from the fields of medicine, dentistry, public health, nursing, health policy, social work, psychology, sociology, health care management and health care administration who are interested in developing a research career in health services, health disparity and translational research.
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"Funding for this activity was made possible (in part) by 5P20MD000516 from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government."