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  • The Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR) is a collaborative research effort between the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University
  • It is a 22 year-old collaborative research, community outreach, and faculty mentoring program based at Wayne State, Michigan State, and the University of Michigan. Under the leadership of a coordinating center, it is one of eighteen national Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR) and specialized Alzheimer’s focused projects funded by the National Institute on Aging to increase and enhance the diversity of the future scientific research workforce; mentoring promising new faculty and research scientists from under-represented groups for sustained careers in aging-related behavioral research
  • MCUAAAR is funded by the National Institutes of Health


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Are you interested in other academic-community partnerships around the U.S. doing similar work on improving access to research among underrepresented and minority older adults? Click here for descriptions of other projects funded by the National Institute on Aging.

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