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Center for Urban Health Disparities Research and Innovation

Investigator Development Core


The Investigator Development Core (IDC) supports the development and enhances the competitiveness of diverse investigators in basic biomedical, behavioral and/or clinical sciences, with particular emphasis on early-stage investigators.
The IDC’s activities are centered on:

  • the administration of a pilot grant program,
  • the provision of additional writing and research support, and
  • community building

Drs. Christine Hohmann and Shiva Mehravaran serve as the Lead and Co-Lead of the IDC, respectively.