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Research    Diversity    Health equity    Equity Diversity and Inclusion   

How Can the Healthcare System Achieve Health Equity?

It’s a fact. Health disparities exist across all levels of the healthcare system. Kamal Henderson, MD, assistant professor, Division of Cardiology, takes a pragmatic approach to his work in the clinic and his research. He’s guided by a single question:

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date February 27, 2023
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Research    Health equity   

Near-Death Experience Boosts Work to Save Black Mothers and Babies

Brooke Dorsey Holliman never thought she’d be a statistic for her own research.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date February 21, 2023
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Health equity    Clinical Research   

Achieving Mental Health Equity Means Overcoming Flawed Policy-Shaping Data Systems

Research in health equity and social determinants seeks to understand disparities and affect real change, yet the national data collection systems investigators rely on for their work are incomplete and hardwired for structural racism, Shale Wong, MD, MSPH, told attendees of the 10th annual Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute academic summit on Sept. 14.

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date September 19, 2022
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Research    Public Health    Health equity   

CU Anschutz Researchers Team Up to Bolster the Health of Americans With Disabilities

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are joining efforts to improve the lives and healthcare of the 61 million Americans living with disabilities, a number expected to rise in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Author Laura Veith | Publish Date April 25, 2022
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