Offers an innovative plan to eliminate inequalities in American health care and save the lives they endanger. The author unites medical, neuroscience, psychology, and sociology research on implicit bias and health disparities with her own expertise in civil rights and constitutional law.
A comprehensive perspective on health and sickness among African Americans, starting with an examination of how race has been historically constructed in the US and in the medical system and the resilience of racial ideologies and practices. This book shows how living in a highly racialized society affects health through multiple social contexts and the medical system.
Publication Date: 2021
A comprehensive overview of the quality of healthcare received by the general U.S. population and disparities in care experienced by different racial and socioeconomic groups.
Publication Date: 2019
A Comparative Effectiveness Review that summarizes research on achieving health equity in 10 preventive services for cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes by identifying the effects of impediments and barriers that create disparities, and the effectiveness of interventions to reduce them.
Provides minority health literature and research for consumers, organizations and health professionals; the Resource Center offers a variety of information tools, including a searchable catalog and a Healthcare Disparities Bibliography.