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Groups Working to Address Minority Care Disparities

Maki, Aisling (2011) Groups Working to Address Minority Care Disparities. The Daily News, 126 (140).

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Abstract

Disparities in minority health continue to be a major health care issue in Memphis, but a determined group of health care, academic, government and faith-based entities is working diligently to address those disparities. The Consortium for Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research is a health-equity research initiative housed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Working to develop, share and implement research aimed at impacting minority health and reducing inequities, CHEER partners with LeMoyne-Owen College; Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department; Memphis Housing Authority; First Baptist Church Lauderdale; and Mustard Seed Inc., a faith-based…


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disparities, minority health, health-equity research, community-based participatory research, access to healthy food
Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Access To Healthy Foods
Health > Disparities
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Diabetes
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Hypertension
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Obesity
Research
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    Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2011 09:31
    Last Modified: 21 Jul 2011 09:31
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/2793

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