A new center to refocus our research on health disparities

A new center to refocus our research on health disparities

A new Blue Cross and Minnesota Blue Shield grant will support anti-racism research at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Rachel Hardeman, associate professor at the school, designed the program and will be its founding director.

She said the goal was to reframe the way we think and look for disparities in health.

“I think one of the most perfect examples of this is maternal mortality,” Hardeman said. “Black women are four times more likely to experience maternal death, and over the years we’ve seen a lot of discussion that suggests that the reasons behind this are because black women may behave more at risk, or they don’t have access to their visits. prenatal care, or they ‘re pregnant less healthy, they are obese, things like that

“But when we turn this question around and really take an anti-racist research lens to …

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