Posts tagged: Health Disparities - Diverse


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New UKentucky Study to Examine How Flavored Tobacco Product Restrictions Affect Health Disparities

by | June 22, 2021 A University of Kentucky College of Medicine study will examine how local policies restricting Read more

CDC Foundation Gives Xavier University of Louisiana Grant to Tackle COVID-19 Transmission

by | May 18, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation is giving Xavier University of [...] Read more

Frontier Nursing University Endows New Scholarship to Increase Diversity in Healthcare

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Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has endowed a new scholarship to support African American, Bl [...] Read more

Can We Judge Colleges by Their Success at Encouraging Grit?

by Ronald S. Rochon | September 22, 2020
One of my former students recently filled me with hope for the next generation. Clifton Jett Jr [...] Read more

A Brief History Lesson and Open Letter to the Nation’s Schoolchildren and College Students about White Male Power

by Leslie T. Fenwick | July 9, 2020
Dear Generation Z Students, you are digital natives. So, this letter would better reach you by [...] Read more

New Data Tracking System Highlights Race Disparities Among COVID-19-Related Deaths

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 1, 2020
By early March, SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus, had touched off a pandemic. Those studying the [...] Read more

Black Scientists Applying for NIH Grants Consistently Receive Lower Scores, Says Study

by B. Denise Hawkins | June 16, 2020
A new scoring approach introduced in 2009 was supposed to diminish bias during the National Ins [...] Read more

Experts Probe Critical Issues of Student Health and Education

| May 28, 2019
Health and education have a major impact on each other, and collaborations at all levels involv [...] Read more

Nursing Leader and Researcher Keeps Patients First

by | February 25, 2019
What excites Dr. Cindy L. Munro about health care and the field of nursing today is not only th [...] Read more

The Promise of Cultural Competence and Higher Education for our Health

by | October 4, 2018
I have made this point consistently in previous posts and will make it again: our health is our [...] Read more

Meharry Medical College Launches Data Science Institute

by | September 19, 2018
Meharry Medical College launched a new Data Science Institute last week that will shed insight [...] Read more

Assessing the Relationship Between Gun Violence and Health Equity

by Diana Lee | March 8, 2018
Gun violence has become a crucial national problem that negatively affects health equity in the [...] Read more

Obscure Report Documents Racial Health Inequalities

by | February 15, 2018
In my previous post, I shared the story of my discovery of the now-defunct National Negro Healt [...] Read more

Black History Month: Opportune Time for Health Emphasis

by | January 30, 2018
In celebration of Black History Month, we remember Booker T. Washington as the founder of a his [...] Read more

ROBERTA DIAZ BRINTON

| April 20, 2016
ROBERTA DIAZ BRINTON has been appointed director of the UA Center for Innovation in Brain Scien [...] Read more
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