Tag Archives: health disparities

Intersecting at the Crossroads of Health, Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A Review of the National Health Disparities Conference

On April 25th and 26th, 2013 researchers and advocates in the field of health disparities related to disability, racial and ethnic groups came together in Washington, D.C. for the Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability … Continue reading

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National Minority Health Month 2013

The Office of Minority Health designates every April as National Minority Health Month. It is a call to action and unity for state and local offices of minority health, health departments, and all of the organizations and partners involved to … Continue reading

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CDC Grand Rounds: Where in Health is Disability? to be Rebroadcast

Originally broadcast on December 18th, the CDC’s Grand Rounds: Where in Health is Disability? Public Health Practices to Include People with Disabilities will be rebroadcast on January 30th with a live question-and-answer session to follow. The Grand Rounds include presentations … Continue reading

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2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit 10/31-1/3 – Registration Closing Tomorrow!

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), under the leadership of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), invites you to the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities … Continue reading

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A Webinar on Health Care Access After Spinal Cord Injury

On Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 3 PM, Lee L. Saunders, PhD. of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) presented a webinar entitled “Health Care Access After Spinal Cord Injury”. The … Continue reading

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April is National Minority Health Month!

National Minority Health Month happens every April and this year’s theme is Health Equity Can’t Wait. Act Now in Your CommUNITY!  The theme for this year is a call to action and unity for all organizations, departments, and partners, whether … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science Conference. Part II.

NARIC’s Bilingual Information/Media Specialist, Marta Garcia, attended this year’s Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science Conference held on March 1 and 2, 2012. During the conference, Ms. Garcia attended panel presentations, track sessions, and networking opportunities. There were … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: State of the Science Conference

This year’s Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science Conference was held on March 1-2 in Arlington, VA and was presented by Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which is funded by the National Institute on … Continue reading

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Raza, etnicidad, y discapacidad: Conferencia sobre el estado de la ciencia

Se celebró Raza, etnicidad, y discapacidad: Conferencia sobre el estado de la ciencia en el 1-2 de marzo 2012 en Arlington, VA, y fue presentado por el Departamento de Medicina Física y Rehabilitación de la Universidad de la Commonwealth de … Continue reading

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Las investigaciones de NIDRR sobre disparidades en la salud, personas con impedimentos y las minorías

Este es el último artículo de una serie sobre las disparidades de salud. Echa un vistazo a través de nuestro blog para ver los artículos relacionados escritos por el personal de NARIC. Hay una variedad de proyectos financiados por el Instituto Nacional de Investigación sobre el Impedimento y la Rehabilitación (NIDRR) que tienen que ver con las desigualdades de salud, … Continue reading

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