Minority Populations - Diverse Health

Bias May Affect Providers’ Knowledge of Transgender Health

by Beata Mostafavi | February 13, 2019
People who are transgender face many barriers in the health-care system — from intake forms t [...] Read more

Studies Show Black, White Health Gap Still Exists

by Monica Levitan | February 13, 2019
Recent studies have shown that even though African-Americans are obtaining more advanced degree [...] Read more

Ponce Health Sciences University to Increase Class Enrollment, Build New Campus

by Monica Levitan | February 11, 2019
Puerto Rico’s Ponce Health Sciences University has recently been given conditional authorizat [...] Read more

Medical Students Push For More LGBT Health Training To Address Disparities

by Rachel D. Cohen | February 04, 2019
When Sarah Spiegel was in her first year at New York Medical College in 2016, she sat in a lect [...] Read more

Massachusetts Officials Kick Start New Housing Program to Address Youth Homelessness

by Monica Levitan | February 04, 2019
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker recently announced a new student housing program as part o [...] Read more

TouroCOM Harlem Launches Free, Student-Run Clinic for Harlem Community

by Monica Levitan | February 04, 2019
Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem campus Dean Dr. David Forstein has rece [...] Read more

NIH Gives $12M to UIC to Continue Latino Health Study

by Monica Levitan | January 30, 2019
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has given a $12 million contract to the University of I [...] Read more

Health system appoints diversity officer

by Justin Dawes | January 23, 2019
A local health system has named its new diversity officer. Spectrum Health said it appointed Ov [...] Read more
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