Read the latest news from the Center for Health Equity Transformation. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our members’ latest achievements, awards and honors.
Northwestern University’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing has become a leader in sexual and gender minority health research and intervention programs with the goal of advancing health equity for the LGBTQ community.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty explore COVID-19 and its impact on medicine, including potential drug targets and the need for more clinical trials to maximizing trainee education.
African Americans who were exposed to segregation in their neighborhoods during young adulthood are more likely to have poor cognitive performance as early as midlife.
Asaf Bitton, MD, delivered an Institute for Global Health Seminar Series lecture on the importance of primary care in health systems around the world.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, and Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, recipients of the 2020 Mentor of the Year Award, discussed their experiences and takeaways as mentors during a recent workshop.
Archit Bharathwaj Baskaran, a second-year student, envisions using healthcare to change society for the better, through leadership and service with student and non-profit groups during his time at Feinberg.
Northwestern authors discuss a recent JAMA editorial highlighting the lack of funding for health disparities and to minority scientists and how health equity will suffer if not addressed.
A unified vision for health equity in Chicago was the focus of the second IPHAM Population Health Forum, where scientists and community partners presented and discussed their work in a variety of areas.
Noor Hamideh, a second-year medical student, is president of the Muslim Student Association and is interested in pediatrics and health equity.
David Cella, PhD, Susan Quaggin, MD, John Rogers, PhD, and Catherine Wolley, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the field.
The annual “State of IPHAM” address kicked off the academic year’s IPHAM Seminar Series by telling the story of the institute through its values: impact, health equity, diversity, respect, collaboration, research excellence, and sharing knowledge and benefits.
The Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will provide health disparities research training experiences to minority and other underrepresented students and trainees.