Strategic Direction

The strategic research plan builds on ACHRI’s current strengths and addresses the global challenges regarding child health - including the genomics and big data revolution. ACHRI is committed to becoming a national hub of research excellence for precision child health, and the science of genomics as it applies to human development and health.

ACHRI’s high-level goals are to:

  • strive for research excellence;
  • focus investments and efforts on key priorities;
  • create translational research pipelines with impact;
  • secure transformative partnerships; and
  • train the next generation of child health scholars, caregivers and educators.