Projects and Programs


AgeWell is a registry that provides the public with opportunities to participate in health research to improve wellbeing among culturally diverse adults 50 years and older and across the lifespan, particularly African American, Latino/Hispanic and Caribbean. However all are welcome!

Visit AgeWell to learn more and sign up, or call (904) 244-9626.

Patient Centered Research Collaborative (PCRC)

The PCRC’s mission is to promote health equity by developing and implementing meaningful patient centered and community engaged research. The PCRC:

  • Identifies local community health needs
  • Provides critical input in developing research questions
  • Helps to develop culturally appropriate protocols and recruitment strategies
  • Participates in the development and implementation of research projects
  • Identifies outcomes of interest

Provide your views on the research process! If you are a patient who would like to participate in the PCRC, please contact us: or (904) 244-9626.

Florida Cohort

The goal of the Florida Cohort is to assess how individual, clinic, and community level factors influence healthcare accessibility and utilization and HIV clinical outcomes across the state of Florida.

You may be eligible:

  • 18 years or older
  • Person living with HIV
  • Willing to answer questions about your general health, social habits, and healthcare access

To get involved you can call our study team at (904) 244-9626.

I-PRO - MyPAIN and Pain Manager Integration Project

The objective of the project is to study the adaptation and implementation of an existing interoperable clinical decision support tool for pain treatment shared decision making, with tailored implementation support, in primary care practices.

Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement (CaRE2) Health Equity Center

The long-term goals of the Florida-California CaRE2 Health Equity Center are to:

  • Eliminate cancer disparities in Blacks and Latinos,
  • Train and increase the pool of underrepresented Black and Latino scientists conducting health disparity research,
  • Increase research capacity at Florida A & M University and to increase cancer disparity research at the University of Florida and University of Southern California-Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

This project is financially supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).