CTSI Special Populations: Health Equity and Disparities


Health Disparities

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Resources Addressing Health Disparities & Social Vulnerability  

Duke Center for REACH Equity 

Addresses racial and ethnic disparities in health by developing and testing interventions to improve the quality of patient-centered care in the clinical encounter.

Duke Office of Health Equity and Disparities 

The Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) primary focal point for community outreach, particularly around DCI’s hosting, coordinating, and participation in community health events and its commitment to community-facing navigation.

Duke Health Disparities Research Curriculum (HDRC)

Designed to increase knowledge and skill of participants in the evaluation, design, and conduct of health disparities research.

Duke Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research 

Helps improve health of individuals and communities, locally, nationally, and internationally, by addressing health inequities through interdisciplinary policy-relevant research, interventions, and evaluations. 

NCCU-Duke Cancer Disparities Translational Research 

A partnership, focusing on translational cancer health disparities research and education/training of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-stage investigators in this field.

CDC's Social Vulnerability Index

Uses 15 U.S. census variables to help local officials identify communities that may need support before, during, or after disasters. Disasters include natural or human-caused disasters, or disease outbreaks.

Health Disparities Calculator

A NIH statistical software designed to generate multiple summary measures to evaluate and monitor health disparities. 

Pregnancy Justice

Dedicated to defending the rights of pregnant people against criminalization and other rights violations because of pregnancy and all pregnancy outcomes.