November 1, 2006
The authors study the extent to which upward socioeconomic mobility limits the probability that black and white women who spent their childhoods in or near poverty will give birth to a low-birthweight baby. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey ...
January 18, 2011
This study sought to develop and test a novel, evidence-based and culturally appropriate intervention to control blood pressure in African-Americans using storytelling DVDs.
September 1, 2010
Providing financial incentives to hospitals to improve quality is increasingly common, yet little is known about its effect on hospitals that provide care for poorer patients. In this study, researchers looked at how financial incentives affected those hospitals serving larger, poorer populations.
January 3, 2011
Clinical Scholars launch Project Access-New Haven, a nonprofit group that enhances access to specialty care for low-income, uninsured patients.
January 1, 2011
These resources from San Souci Community Garden, were designed to serve as guides for gardeners in growing fresh, healthy food in their community gardens.
December 14, 2010
The NetWork for Better Futures video on the work of The Twin Cities of Minneapolis & Saint Paul to reduce recidivism, reduce the use of expensive public services, save tax payers money, and improve the lives of those living in our neighborhoods.
February 1, 2009
This study's objective used community-partnered participatory research (CPPR) to measure collective efficacy and its role as a precursor of community engagement to improve depression care in the African American community of South Los Angeles.
February 18, 2010
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine tested whether using hand-held computers to answer questions about their health status and the reason for their current visit empowered African-American patients to take a more active role in their health care.
January 17, 2010
$15 million investment engages residents in communities of color and indigenous nations in local efforts to improve food and recreation environments.
October 19, 2009
Seven grants given to organizations with demonstrated abilities to develop and test interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.