Training researchers to address mental health disparities

Training researchers to address mental health disparities

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Washington University in St. Louis a grant to train young scientists to recognize, investigate and work toward correcting disparities in access to mental health care in the U.S. and abroad.
Joe a part of group addressing social needs in health care

Joe a part of group addressing social needs in health care

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine contains overarching goals and associated recommendations that health-care systems, government agencies and others should implement to better integrate patients’ social needs into health-care delivery. The Brown School’s Sean Joe was on the committee that developed the report.
Race, income and voting access

Race, income and voting access

The location and the physical aspects of the electoral process itself — the buildings, equipment, and election workers — can make it more difficult to vote in some communities, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Brown School researchers begin low-income smoker study

Brown School researchers begin low-income smoker study

Brown School researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have begun work on a five-year, $3.9 million study that tests an innovative approach to help low-income smokers quit: helping people establish rules banning smoking inside their homes.
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