Support Initiatives and Events

Introduction to the Starfish Model

The “Starfish Model” was developed to provide a framework of values for CHHS Research and Innovation that directly align with the CHHS Strategic Plan.  The key values of the Starfish model are as follows:

  • Building interprofessional research teams to execute team science
  • Training and mentorship of faculty, staff, and students
  • Engagement with community partners in research and scholarship
  • Diversity in funding sources as well as research topics
  • Quality Assurance via establishment of metrics and measuring progress

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