Advancing the science of health disparities research

Nancy T. Artinian, Richard B. Warnecke, Kimberly M. Kelly, Janet Weiner, Nicole Lurie, John M. Flack, Josiemer Mattei, Karl Eschbach, Judith A. Long, Alice Furumoto-Dawson, Janet R. Hankin, Cecilia Degraffinreid

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Research to eliminate health disparities in the United States is best approached from the perspective of population health. The objectives of this paper are to: a) describe how ongoing research at the eight national Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) is using a population health perspective and a community-based approach to advance the field of health disparities research; and b) to discuss potential implications of such research for health policies that target some of the determinants of population health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)427-433
Number of pages7
JournalEthnicity and Disease
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Centers for population health and health disparities
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Health policy
  • Population health
  • Underserved populations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology


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