To eliminate disparities of multiple chronic diseases in the Chicago Region so any person can live their life fully regardless of their race, gender, socioeconomic status, and neighborhood.
In partnership with community stakeholders:
· Identify solutions to address inequities in multiple chronic conditions in Chicagoland area, with a particular focus on cardiometabolic health.
· Understand the role of contextual/intersectoral factors (e.g. neighborhood, social determinants of health, mental health) on development of multiple chronic conditions and the effectiveness of interventions to reduce inequities in those health conditions.
· Engage community partners in a meaningful way throughout all phases of the research cycle.
· Stimulate collaborations across academic institutions, clinics, regions and community organizations.