First Grants Awarded for Proposals
Baylor College of Medicine has awarded its first round of grants for research projects on racial health disparities and social determinants of health in support of its position statement “Strengthening Our Commitment to Racial Justice to Improve Public Health.” The Office of the President garnered 46 proposals, from which eight were selected in December 2020 for one-year grants totaling $250,000. Projects will be showcased at the annual Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research Summit.
The request for proposals issued by the President's Office stipulated team diversity and inclusion of trainee, student or junior faculty members on every project submitted. Funded proposals and their leaders are listed.