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The Research Center in Minority Institutions at Miami Dade’s Florida International University will focus on developing and sustaining a national, clinical and behavioral research program addressing health inequities and disparities primarily associated with HIV and substance use problems for underserved minorities. Our vision is a South Florida where all populations have an equal opportunity to live long, healthy and productive lives.

Points of Pride

million dollars in COVID-19 administrative supplemental awards

thousand dollars for Pilot Research Awards

thousand dollars in community funding supported by FIU-RCMI

external speakers hosted

transdisciplinary departments engaged with the FIU-RCMI

News

Drs. Bursac, Trepka, & Odom Receive City of Miami Recognition

On January 13th, 2022, Drs. Bursac, Trepka, and Odom from the FIU-RCMI  received recognition from the City of Miami and City Commissioners for their continued research efforts regarding the COVID-19...

Save the Date! 2021 FIU-RCMI Health Equity Symposium

The FIU-RCMI is excited to announce the upcoming 2021 Health Equity Symposium on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. This event will focus on Enhancing Community-Research Partnerships to Address Health...

Dr. Jessy Dévieux Receives FIU-RCMI Supplement

Dr. Jessy Dévieux, Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, has received an FIU-RCMI supplement to address health...

Dr. Jason Mitchell Receives FIU-RCMI Supplement

Dr. Jason Mitchell, Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, has received an FIU-RCMI supplement to...

Drs. Hospital & Howard Visit Our Community Partner, UHI Medical

Our own Dr. Michelle Hospital and Dr. Melissa Howard, #FIURCMI Community Engagement Core Faculty, visited our community partner, @UHImedical, to discuss their Community Research Engagement Grant and...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Dr. Raymond Balise

The FIU-RCMI Research Infrastructure Core hosted a Research in Progress Seminar entitled, SCAN360: A Web Platform for Studying Cancer, HIV and Other Diseases Across Florida, featuring Dr. Raymond...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Seminar featuring Drs. Roberto Lucchini and Michael Anastario

The FIU-RCMI Research Infrastructure Core hosted a Research in Progress Seminar entitled, Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin: An Epidemic Related to Climate Change, featuring Drs. Roberto...

FIU-RCMI Virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Townhall Cohosted By City of Miami

The FIU-RCMI Community Engagement Core has been awarded a $199,998 grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), as a research supplement to the FIU-RCMI. The...

FIU-RCMI Research in Progress featuring Dr. Jason Salemi

Approximately 21 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Research in Progress Series Seminar, Answering the Public Health Professional’s Call To Service: COVID-19 Edition, featuring Dr. Jason...

FIU-RCMI Journal Club featuring Dr. Amanda Pollitt

Approximately 11 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Journal Club, Mental Health in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Youth, facilitated by Dr. Amanda Pollitt, Assistant Professor of...
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