Building on the existing talents of our faculty and the principles underlying the practice of the Center for Family and Community Medicine, the Center conducts research that informs improved approaches to the practice of primary and preventative care, emphasizing the evaluation and elimination of health care disparities.

Our faculty members are conducting research projects with the focus on these areas:


         -  Health Disparities

         -  Community-Oriented Primary Care

         -  Quality of Care

         -  Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

         -  Women's Health: prenatal care, family planning, pregnancy and obesity

         -  HIV prevention

         -  Medical Student Primary Care Education