Center for Health Equity and Engagement Research
Launched in May 2021, the Center for Health Equity and Engagement Research (CHEER) facilitates research that leads to greater health equity. The center is housed within the Office of Research Affairs and the Office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access at the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville.
The center is a central hub for research and community engagement activities that focus on improving equity, especially among underserved populations. The center provides access to resources and expertise that foster research and education efforts to empower residents, clinicians, organizations and communities.