Health Disparities Work Group
The Health Disparities Work Group mission is to give greater visibility to health disparities research at the 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.
News & Announcements
Summer Public Health Institute: Consider enrolling in one of the health disparities related classes during the Public Health Institute, May 28 – June 14, 2013. Learn more
- Concepts in Community Engagement, with instructors Terry Dwelle & Alice Musumba
- Community Based Participatory Research, with instructors Cathy Jordan & Susan Gust
- Born A Girl: Global Women’s Health, with instructor Wendy Hellerstedt
- Framing Health Disparities: Are you Sending the Right Message? with instructor Glynis Shea
NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course: From Aug. 5-16, 2013, the National Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities (NIMHD) hosts a Translational Health Disparities Course. Submit applications by May 15, 2013. Learn more
New community engagement report: See a recent report on community engagement from the Duke University’s Translational Medicine Institute. The report is titled “Researchers & Their Communities: The Challenge of Meaningful Community Engagement.” Download the report
Grant announcement: The HDWG is proud to announce the Cancer-related Health Disparities Education Development Program Grant (R25T). The R25T is aimed at training new investigators who are prepared to develop, test and evaluate interventions in both clinical and population settings to reduce cancer-related inequities among disadvantaged populations. Learn more
Looking for guidance on your promotion & tenure documents? Contact the Institute for Diversity, Equity & Advocacy (IDEA). Visit the IDEA website
Attention students: As of spring semester 2013, the Health Disparities Interdisciplinary Concentration will be reducing its minimum credit requirement from 12 credits to 6 credits of classes, plus a one-credit Capstone Seminar in Health Disparities.