July 2008

Leveraging the Social Determinants of Health

September 09, 2008

FOCUS Multicultural Healthcare

The Disparity Reducing Advances Project is strategically working to improve health outcomes for low-income and minority populations by researching biomonitoring technologies, and implementing patient navigation systems.

The Initiative for Decreasing Disparities in Depression

September 09, 2008

FOCUS Multicultural Healthcare

What is the most effective way to translate research findings, such as those summarized in the Institute of Medicine report Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care and other published studies, into practice- and behavior altering information and interventions?

Cultural Competency Training in the Garden State: A Q&A with Debbie Salas-Lopez, MD

September 09, 2008

FOCUS Multicultural Healthcare

In 2005, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law requiring the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners (NJBME), "in consultation with the Commission on Higher Education, to prescribe requirements, by regulation, for physician training in cultural competency."

In it for the Long Haul: Addressing the Social and Economic Determinants of Health Disparities

July 01, 2008

FOCUS Multicultural Healthcare

Projects like the documentary, UNNATURAL CAUSES … is Inequality Making Us Sick? can serve as an excellent starting-off point from which we can collectively begin to address disparities in health and healthcare one person, one family, one organization, and one community at a time.