Understanding the importance of health research

health research scope

The goal of health related research is to improve the lives of people in the community studied and to further healthcare overall. Health research helps enhance specialists understanding of strategies to promote health and gauge disparities in the community. Health research may develop new treatments or advance preventive medicine.  However, it can take years until these treatments become available to the public. By including the community in research, researches can better understand health problems and can improve health care.


For more information about cancer research being done at the University of Florida, contact Teina Phillips at (352)294-4880 or email phillipsteina@ufl.edu.