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Health Disparities: What We Know and Need to Learn from Research

Creshelle R. Nash, MD, MPH, Division of General Internal Medicine; Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health Department of Health Policy & Management;, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham St., Mail Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205, (501) 526-6608, NashCreshelleR@uams.edu

Despite the increased public attention given to health disparities issues in recent years, racial and ethnic minority groups continue to experience higher disease burden and lower quality of care for many health conditions compared to their white counterparts. This introductory presentation will assess the current state of the field in health disparities research, identifying both strengths and weaknesses in the current evidence base regarding disparities.

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Any relevant financial relationships? No

[ Recorded presentation ] Recorded presentation

Advances in Health Disparities Research

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA