Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman is the first Blue Cross Endowed Professor of Health and Racial Equity and works to understand the racist roots of health inequities and discerns how to create more just systems going forward.
An NEJM commentary on the death of George Floyd and the health of Black Americans.
Associate Professor Rachel Hardeman received AcademyHealth’s Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Award for her reproductive health equity research focusing on how racism creates health inequities.
As a new McKnight Presidential Fellow, Rachel Hardeman will continue to use health sciences research methods to dismantle racism and tackle health disparities.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman received the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award from the University’s Office for Equity and Diversity during a ceremony on Nov. 4.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman co-authored an article that shows how the disclosure of a secret study of untreated syphilis in black men led many people to mistrust the medical system.
Research by PhD student J’Mag Karbeah identified key culturally sensitive values and practices among providers at a successful freestanding birth center serving a diverse urban community.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found the culturally centered care model of a Minneapolis birth center shows promise for delivering healthy babies and reducing racial inequities.
The study co-authored by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman suggests that women who decline care may be labeled as ‘problem patients’ and stigmatized.
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.
Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman joins the board to provide policy and strategic direction as well as financial oversight and planning for the organization.