A study led by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found public health lacks a universal way of measuring structural racism and urges researchers to expand ways to quantify it for the study of its association with, and as a driver of, physical and mental health inequities.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman tested a methodology called Public Health Critical Race Praxis that helps researchers remain attentive to issues of equity in their work.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found that the top 50 public health journals published only 25 articles discussing institutional racism between 2002 and 2015.
Research from Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith revealed that transgender men and women were more likely than cisgendered adults to be uninsured.
Research by Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults experience a lesser sense of cohesion in their communities.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman sheds light on the link between health and racism in her work to make health a human right.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman has been appointed to the Minnesota Departments of Health’s Health Equity Advisory Leadership Council to help address the state’s disparities and inequities.
Research from Professor Kathleen Call shows that many publicly insured people forgo routine health care due to the complexity and stigma associated with using their health insurance.
A study by researcher Carrie Henning-Smith shows that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults in the United States experience disproportionately worse mental and physical health compared with their heterosexual counterparts.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil say examining structural racism is the key to eliminating racial health inequity in the United States.