The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education & Engagement (CaRE2) Health Equity Center
The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education & Engagement (CaRE2) Health Equity Center is an NIH/National Cancer Institute collaborative partnership among University of Florida, Florida A&M University and University of Southern California (NIH/NCI 1U54CA233444).
Specifically, the center focuses on studying relevant issues and serving the needs of:
(1) Black subpopulations, including American-born, African-born and Caribbean-born Blacks
(2) Latino subpopulations including Mexican-Americans, Caribbean Latinos, Central and South Americans
To address cancer disparities in Black and Latino communities through high impact and innovative research; building research capacity and innovation; training and education of underrepresented minority students and early stage investigators; culturally sensitive community engagement; and research training of the next generation of scientists who can conduct cancer disparities research going from the molecule to the community to the clinic.
Our Partner Institutions
Florida A&M University
|The FAMU CaRE2 Health Equity Center is based out of the FAMU College of Pharmacy and is lead by Dr. Renee Reams and Dr. Kinfe Ken Redda.||The USC CaRE2 Health Equity Center is based out the Keck School of Medicine USC, and is lead by Dr. John Carpten and Dr. Mariana Stern.|