Health Equity

Office of Research Affairs

UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville faculty physicians participate in advanced clinical trials to provide patients the latest in diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services, applied research programs and translational and basic science research. In addition, we have motivated researchers who have a longstanding commitment to addressing health disparities, community engagement and social determinants of health.

The Dean’s Office for Inclusion and Equity will work with the Office of Research Affairs to support these efforts even more. To that end, the Office of Research Affairs is exploring strategies to increase investments (financial and otherwise) in the area of health equity.

Urban Health Alliance

Nationwide, academic health centers have been using their expertise and resources to transform the health of area neighborhoods. At UF Health Jacksonville, the Urban Health Alliance of Jacksonville will serve as a vehicle to improve the health of this community. The alliance will act as a convener to establish and maintain equitable, impactful and sustainable partnerships with community stakeholders. These partnerships will strengthen our initiative to promote research targeting health equity.