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  • We're on a mission...

    The Center for Health Disparities Research at the Medical University of South Carolina is focused on eliminating racial/ethnic, socioeconomic and rural/urban disparities in health.

  • We're striving for a healthier future...

    through excellence in all phases of our work and continually improving our programs and practices based on new knowledge.

  • We focus on translating research...

    to communities through development of health interventions that are effective and practical in the real world.

Professional Events

There are many opportunities to learn more about health disparities research, from the regular events that we host at MUSC to related conferences and seminars sponsored by other organizations.

Conferences & Seminars

The Charleston VA Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center (HEROIC) and MUSC Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR) co-host Grand Rounds and discussions of Works in Progress through the traditional school year on MUSC’s campus in Charleston. There are also several other organizations that offer professional learning opportunities in health disparities research and related fields of study.


Contact Us

Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Ave., Room 280
Charleston, SC 29425-5930
Phone: 843-792-0906
Fax: 843-876-1201