Our Expertise

The translation of empirically-informed interventions into practice is a significant challenge, with significant time lags from basic science, to human research, to clinical trials, to practice implementation spanning approximately 17 years in duration – with ~14% of research ultimately translated into practice.


The HEALTH Research Institute leverages a broad-based coalition framework (incl., Community Advisory Board [CAB], Community Partners Network [CPN], elected officials, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, stakeholders, and community members) to generate equitable and sustainable partnerships that provide a rare multilevel platform to address health literacy, access to care, and the rapid dissemination of scientific discoveries through multi-site cooperative trials, public health initiatives, and empowering dissemination and implementation science that is embedded in the cultural fabric of the communities we serve.