As a breast cancer surgeon and health disparities researcher, Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, (assistant professor of surgery) is well aware of the disparities that exist in the healthcare system due to implicit racial biases and access to care. Outside of the hospital, however, Dr. Fayanju worries how these disparities affect mixed-race people, such […]
The Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) has selected the 2019 cohort of awardees for its Research, Education, and Training Subcore Research Scholar (trainees) and Research Voucher (faculty) programs. These awards support investigators at every career stage who are interested in conducting research related to the REACH Equity theme: addressing racial […]
The Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) has selected the second cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity Scholars. Targeting junior faculty, these two-year awards support mentored research projects focusing on the REACH Equity theme: addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health by developing and testing interventions that improve the […]
The REACH Equity Center’s Research, Education, and Training Core (RET) has selected the awardees for the REACH Equity Research Scholars, Research Vouchers, and Transdisciplinary Think Tank programs.
Kimberly S. Johnson, MD, Director of the REACH Equity Center, discusses her path to becoming a health disparities investigator in an interview on NPR’s WUNC radio program “The State of Things.”
REACH Equity Center Faculty and Stakeholders were interviewed in the Fall 2018 issue of DukeMed Alumni Magazine. “Sometimes, we understand when we walk into the room, we’re not viewed as just a patient, but specifically as an African American patient … I’ve never seen anyone approach health disparities from where REACH is going with it.” […]
The Duke Center for REsearch to Advance HealthCare Equity (REACH Equity) has selected the inaugural cohort of Career Development Awardees – REACH Equity Scholars.