The Research Evaluation and Enhancement Program (REEP) was established in 2005 to address persistent health disparities in Ohio. REEP is overseen by a steering committee composed of community representatives and faculty from other universities in Ohio who assist in carrying out REEP's mission.
It's purposes are to:
- Promote health disparity research
- Facilitate community/academic health research partnerships
- Improve the evaluation of ethnic/cultural health promotion projects
- Build the capacity of community organizations that provide health services to minority communities