The Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research consists of Five Cores:
1) Translational Methods Core led by Russell Rothman, M.D. MPP & Shari Barkin, M.D. MSHS
2) Community Engagement Core led by David Schlundt, Ph.D.
3) Behavioral Intervention Technologies and Services Core led by Sarah Jaser, Ph.D.
4) Community Outreach & Health Disparities (COHD) led by Stephania Miller-Hughes, Ph.D.
5) Administrative Core
The CDTR and it Five Cores provide services to investigators with externally funded, diabetes-related translational research addressing the following areas: innovations in care, community engagement, culturally-sensitive/competent interventions, clinical trials, quality improvement, quality assurance, health services research, environmental studies, & community-based participatory research.