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Male doctor examining x-ray on x-ray light box in operation room at hospital.

Lessons for Modern Medicine from Race-Based X-Rays

October 25, 2022 | 1968 controversy provides insight for building more equitable health systems.

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Bryan Torres headshot.

Five Questions with Bryan Torres

October 12, 2022 | Latino roots tie mentee to mentor in Visiting Research Internship Program.

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Community Coalition for Equity in Research

Five Questions with Albert Pless & Carolina Trujillo

July 11, 2022 | Our Community Coalition for Equity in Research works to integrate community voices into research.

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Alister Martin, MD,MPP

Five Questions With Alister Martin

May 2, 2022 | Civic health change-maker works on voting rights and equity as a White House Fellow.

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Valerie Montgomery Rice

Fighting the Health Inequities Laid Bare by COVID

April 13, 2022 | Morehouse School of Medicine CEO discusses efforts to fight health inequality.

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Volunteer at vaccination clinic chatting.

Community Leaders and Mayo Clinic Researchers Develop Playbook for COVID-19 Health Equity, Future Pandemics.

March 24, 2022 | Mayo Clinic medical experts and community leaders collaborate to find ways to reduce health disparities related to COVID-19.

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1930s Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) map of Boston showing redlining

Interactive Web Series Explores Environmental Racism

February 2, 2022 | New series of web resources from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health tell a multifaceted story about disparities in environmental exposures.

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Headshot of Altaf Saadi

Five Questions with Altaf Saadi

August 31, 2021 | Our summer internship program mentor discusses her longstanding commitment to working with refugee, asylum seeker, and immigrant communities.

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