We are actively engaged in innovative and rigorous scientific inquiry that will generate new knowledge that exerts a sustainable impact on mitigating – and ultimately eliminating – health disparities.
Our collective impact is dependent on our capacity to partner with stakeholders to derive a shared vision that ultimately empowers community-embedded change agents who are equipped to improve their quality and length of life.
We are dedicated to working with our community to discover and promote sustainable solutions to real-world health challenges.
African American women are more likely to die
of breast cancer than any other racial group.
7 in 10 new HIV diagnosis
among Latinos occur in gay and bisexual men.
Although only about 25% of adults in the U.S. have some form of mental illness or substance use disorder, these individuals consume 40% of the cigarettes smoked in the United States
African Americans are the number one racial / ethnic group affected by HIV/AIDS in U.S. and represent 41% of the US population living with the disease. 14% don't know they're infected.
African Americans lead the country in years of potential life lost (YPLL) when considering all causes of death with a 46% increase in YPLL in comparison to the general population.
Latino and African American populations are 70% more likely to have diagnosed diabetes in comparison to their European American counterparts.
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