Calling for a Bold New Vision of Health Disparities Intervention Research.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

American journal of public health, p.e1-e3 (2015)

Abstract:

In 2003, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the National Institute on Aging, and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research established the Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) Program in response to a strategic priority at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better address inequities in health among underserved racial, ethnic, and poor populations.(1) In 2009, NCI; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research partnered to continue the Program. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print April 23, 2015: e1-e3. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302386).