Center for Health Equity to Debut at Florida A&M University

The College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at historically Black Florida A&M University will open the Center for Health Equity on Monday October 14.

Thompson-Michael“The Center for Health Equity has been developed to further the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ mission by improving the health care of medically underserved populations through research, education, community intervention, and service,” said Michael Thompson, dean of the FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The center will establish a new inter-professional approach to identifying and solving problems related to health disparities on a local, statewide, national and global scale and will involve pharmacy faculty working cooperatively with nursing, psychology, social work, medicine, and public health faculty at the university. Faculty working at the center will secure grants and conduct research as well as provide education to health professionals.

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