Health Disparities Work Group

The Health Disparities Work Group mission is to give greater visibility to health inequalities research at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and nationally; develop collaborations with faculty and community partners; and ensure SPH students are well trained to work in a diverse society. The HDWG meets quarterly and welcomes new members.

Work Groups

The Research & Training Subcommittee is responsible for implementing and promoting activities that give greater exposure to health disparities research locally and nationally. The Subcommittee also prepares students to work effectively in a diverse society.

The Community Engagement Subcommittee implements and promotes activities that increase awareness about strategies to reduce health disparities and foster community/university research partnerships.

The Student Engagement Subcommittee develops and implements activities that provide leadership opportunities for students in the area of health disparities.

Get Involved

Join this group of faculty and students in health disparities work by becoming a Leadership or a General Member. Learn more and sign up.