Category Archives: Health Disparities

Summer Program in Health Disparities Research at the University of Michigan

Posted on the BHIC blog. http://www.michr.umich.edu/education/predoctoral/hdsummer This summer, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) att he University of Michigan is offering a paid intensive summer research experience for medical and dental students and graduate students in nursing, social … Continue reading

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Federal Report Highlights Racial Disparities in Health

The following was posted on [CLAStalk-list] Federal Report Highlights Racial Disparities in Health http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/14/health/14cdc.html By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.<http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/m/donald_g_jr_mcneil/index.html?inline=nyt-per&gt; “To shed more light on the ills of America’s poor – and occasionally its rich – the Centers for Disease Control … Continue reading

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Improving Health Literacy Helps Diminish Disparities

…as read on BHIC Blog The Contribution of Health Literacy to Disparities in Self-Rated Health Status and Preventive Health Behaviors in Older Adults Being able to read a consent form or fill out a health insurance form could significantly improve … Continue reading

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