Health Disparities - Diverse Health

Meharry Is Enlisting Volunteers for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials, Hildreth Is Ready to Roll Up His Sleeve

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 13, 2020
When Meharry Medical College begins conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials in a few months, it will [...] Read more

Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty

by Amy Norton | July 06, 2020
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedu [...] Read more

Protests Prompt Re-Examination of Inequality in Medical Research

by Jeannie Baumann | June 22, 2020
Scientists are grappling with historic inequities in medical research in light of racial justic [...] Read more

Advice for Minority Students Considering Med School

by Yoo Jung Kim | June 22, 2020
According to the “Diversity in Medicine” report published in 2019 by the Associatio [...] Read more

Black Scientists Applying for NIH Grants Consistently Receive Lower Scores, Says Study

by B. Denise Hawkins | June 22, 2020
A new scoring approach introduced in 2009 was supposed to diminish bias during the National Ins [...] Read more

‘We’re Losing Our Kids’: Black Youth Suicide Rate Rising Far Faster Than for Whites; Coronavirus, Police Vi

by Jayne O'Donnell | June 08, 2020
A decade after she tried to take her life as a college freshman, Victoria Waltz, a gi [...] Read more

Summit Discusses Mental Health and Equity on College Campuses

by Sarah Wood | June 08, 2020
On the second day of the virtual Campus Prevention Network Summit, hosted by EVERFI, conversati [...] Read more

Coronavirus is Society’s Diversity Stress Test

by Emil Guillermo | March 02, 2020
I was among the 19 million people watching last Wednesday’s Democratic debate in Nevada, the [...] Read more