Minority Populations - Diverse Health

Racial Equality, Social Justice Advocate Dr. Bill Jenkins Dies at 73

by Monica Levitan | March 04, 2019
Dr. Bill Jenkins, an advocate for racial equality and social justice who tried to stop the Tusk [...] Read more

Academic Programs Aim to Close Diversity Gap in Medicine

by Shamard Charles | February 25, 2019
Blacks and Latinos make up more than 30 percent of the U.S. population, but only 10.3 percent o [...] Read more

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Faculty, Staff Stock Food Pantry For Students

by Monica Levitan | February 20, 2019
Faculty and staff from the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton campus began sto [...] Read more

Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated Fat

by Health Day News | February 18, 2019
The American Heart Association recommends reducing saturated fat to no more than 6 percent [...] Read more

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