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Health disparities

Diversity+Inclusion
A path to authenticity
Published Nov 15, 2023
Paula Neira, the program director of LGBTQ+ Equity and Education at Johns Hopkins Medicine, shares her journey from a dream job in the Navy to a life of service, purpose, and impact beyond
Diversity+Inclusion
Faculty of Excellence Program cluster award winners announced
Published Nov 1, 2023
10 new faculty members will be hired as part of an effort to bolster faculty diversity
Genetics
Machine learning method can improve genetic risk assessments for non-white populations
Published Oct 2, 2023
Researchers have developed a scalable AI-based approach that makes use of genetic studies that include people of different ethnic backgrounds and could one day help address health disparities
Jack Iwashyna joins JHU as Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Published April 5, 2023
Iwashyna blends acute care expertise with health services research to better understand how an array of factors affect a patient's life course
Community health
Captivating views of community health workers
Published Oct 21, 2022
Award-winning photo series was inspired by the work of Johns Hopkins physician-researcher Lisa Cooper, her colleagues, and the community health workers who supported and served Baltimore neighborhoods during the pandemic
Health disparities
Race alone does not account for higher preeclampsia rates for Black women, study finds
Published Jan 7, 2022
U.S.-born Black women are at higher risk of preeclampsia than their foreign-born counterparts, suggesting biological, cultural, and social factors may contribute to the development of the blood pressure disorder
Health disparities
COVID-19 transmission high in Latino households of Baltimore, study finds
Published Nov 29, 2021
The average time for the virus to spread in these households is fewer than two days, the study also found
Data visualization
COVID-19's disproportionate impact on American Indian, Alaska Native tribes
Published Oct 11, 2021
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Center for American Indian Health launch visualization of pandemic spread within Tribal Nations
Public Health
Higher bar for health care
Published Fall 2021
Reviewing Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity Lisa Cooper's 'Why Are Health Disparities Everyone's Problem?' / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Lisa Cooper named to presidential advisory council
Published Sept 22, 2021
Cooper, a health disparities researcher at the schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, among experts appointed to President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology