The Center for Self and Family Management of Vulnerable Populations

Established in 2001 by the Nursing School, this center focuses on the development, understanding, and testing of interventions to enhance self and family management of chronic conditions, including diabetes. It is one of nine Core Research Centers in the country funded by the National Institute of Nursing Research promote interdisciplinary collaborations through use of shared resources, collective data and application management systems, and community-based participation in development and dissemination of the work. The Center mentors young scholars and trains investigators to conduct research in self and family management, directed at vulnerable populations.