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Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health

Although by definition all epidemiologic research ultimately seeks to reduce differences in health, Health Disparities Research in particular seeks to identify and reduce gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial, ethnic, gender, and socioeconomic groups. In particular, research is conducted to identify ways to improve the health of traditionally disadvantaged or underserved populations.

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Core Faculty:  
Shirley Beresford, PhD beresfrd@uw.edu
Adam Drewnowski, PhD adamdrew@uw.edu
Daniel Enquobahrie, PhD, MD danenq@uw.edu
Anjum Hajat, PhD, MPH anjumh@uw.edu
Mario Kratz, PhD mkratz@fhcrc.org
Lisa E. Manhart, PhD lmanhart@uw.edu
Adjunct Faculty:  
Bessie Young, MPH, MD youngb@uw.edu

 Relevant Courses

For more information on epi courses go to Epidemiology Course Catalog


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