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WEBINAR: Unequal Opportunity Killer: CVD in African Americans & Latinos

This is an excellent webinar regarding disparities in the treatment of cardiovascular disease in the Latino and African American population…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Dec 23, 2011

TOOL-Social Determinats of Health Disparities-The Connecticut Health Index

As the reality of the deepest recession in U.S. history sets in, we are beginning to see its impact manifested in reduced funding for progr…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Aug 11, 2011

Good social determinants/health inequities reading list as crash course

The Blue Cross Blue Shield folks in Minnesota pulled together a good set of readings on social determinants that is pretty current (2011) B…

Started by Beatrice Yearwood

0 Jul 29, 2011

Report: CDC Health Disparities & Inequities Report U.S. 2011

This is such a new an exciting area of public health.  It is of particular interest to those just starting their careers.  The vast quality…

Started by Beatrice Yearwood

0 Jul 29, 2011

Is anyone working on a root cause analysis of health disparities associated with specific health conditions?

At times it seems public health is stuck in first gear when it comes the topic of health disparities.  We know disparities exist, but I hav…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jul 29, 2011

Health IT as tool for health disparities work

The New England Journal of Medicine offers free article off and on.  The latest issue has an opinion piece on the problem of uniform data c…

Started by Cecil Verley

0 Jun 21, 2011

Celebrity Deaths-Are they teachable moments for the Latino/Latina population?

President Roosevelt is considered a catalyst in the search for a polio vaccine.  Rock Hudson's death from AIDS helped break stereotypical t…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jun 5, 2011

RESEARCH: AHRQ compendium of health disparities research targeting Asian/Pacific Islander population

From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality webpage In 2000, about 33 percent of the U.S. population identified themselves as mem…

Started by Marisel Brown

0 Jun 4, 2011


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