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The UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at San Francisco General Hospital carries out innovative research to prevent and treat chronic disease in populations for whom social conditions often...
The UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at San Francisco General Hospital carries out innovative research to prevent and treat chronic disease in populations for whom social conditions often conspire to both promote various chronic diseases and make their management more challenging. Founded in 2006, the CVP is based within the UCSF Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and is located on the campus of San Francisco General Hospital. Beyond the local communities it serves, CVP is nationally and internationally known for its research in health communication and health policy to reduce health disparities, with special expertise in the social determinants of health, including literacy, food policy, poverty, and minority status, with a focus on the clinical conditions of pre-diabetes, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
Population: UCSF Learners, UCSF Faculty, Undergrad, Open to the Public
Population: Open to All, Underrepresented Minorities, LGBT, First Generation to College, Female, People with Disabilities
Interests: Research, Volunteer, Conference/Symposium, Education/Training
Sponsor/School: UCSF Medicine
Contact: Purba Chatterjee
Phone: 415-206-5277
Participation: Application
Location: UCSF SFGH
Additional information:
We are a center with multiple programs geared towards serving under-represented minorities.