Library Resources for Health Disparity Research
Seminar by Ms. Sally Bremner, Health Sciences Librarian
December 1, 2011
Dr. Connie Mariano
Key note address at UAA
October 14th, 2011
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Introduction to Free Epidemiology Resources
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Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)
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This easy-to-use 2017 Guide includes both evidence-based strategies and case studies related to promoting health equity.
This is the first in a series of periodic, consolidated assessments that highlight health disparities by sex, race, and ethnicity, income, education, disability status and other social characteristics in the U.S.
This course is available to any professional that is interested in addressing the root causes of health inequity.
How Far Have We Come in Reducing Health Disparities? Progress Since 2000: Workshop Summary
Publication Year: 2012
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2009 National Healthcare Disparities Report
Download the full report in pdf format (4.17 MB)
CDC Health Disparities and Equalities Report
Download the executive summary & full report in pdf format (259 KB)
CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Presentation, 2011
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This site provides a collection of profiles developed by Prevention Institute that showcase successful community initiatives aimed at improving health equity.
Dartmouth Atlas Project
This project documents variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States.
This site creates customized reports describing over 100 measures of diversity, opportunity, and quality of life for 362 metropolitan areas.
Health Disparities Research & Diversity Resource Center
Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)
Academy Health has several free resources related to health equity research.
Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review
AHRQ has updated its 2004 evidence report Literacy and Health Outcomes. The report reviews 81 studies addressing health outcomes and 42 studies addressing interventions. Learn how the field of health literacy has advanced by viewing Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes.
Office of Minority Health
The OMH provides a full range of minority health resources, including funding opportunities, data/statistics on minority health, information on health-related topics, and much more.
Principles of Community Engagement (Second Edition)
This text book can be viewed and download in its entirety. It provides public health professionals, health care providers, researchers, and community-based leaders and organizations with both a science base and practical guidance for engaging partners in projects that may affect them.
The Quit Smoking Community is a virtual community that offers support and information for those trying to kick the deadliest habit in the world.
This book illustrates a comprehensive approach of continuing professional development, and posits a framework upon which to develop a new, more effective system. It also offers principles to guide the creation of a national continuing education institute.
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Special Issue on Racial Inequality and Health
The Spring 2011 issue of the Du Bois Review (8.1) provides a state-of-the-art overview of contemporary racial health disparities research, featuring the work of more than sixty scholars in relevant fields.
This site provides information on vaping, and also supports QuitSmokingCommunity's cause of promoting a healthier lifestyle through education and awareness.