Tag: health disparities

Tag: health disparities

MEDPEP Pre-Health Conference
September 14, 2021 LPOC Organization

The UCLA Medical Preparation and Education Pipeline program Médicos, Enfermeros, y Dentistas Para El Pueblo (MEDPEP) is designed to support low-income Latino and other underrepresented minority (URM) students through their community college

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Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Food Environment, and Nutrition Health Disparities: State of the Science
July 9, 2021 LPOC Organization

This three-day virtual NIH workshop, sponsored in part by NHLBI, aims to review the state of the science related to food insecurity and the neighborhood food environment, then identify research gaps and opportunities. Participants also will explore innovative research strategies that could inform policies and practices that help prevent diet-related health disparities, as well as promote health equity.

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Providing Inclusive & Integrated Services to LGBTQ+ Individuals
July 12, 2021 LPOC Organization

A two-part LGBTQ+ Integrated Care webinar series to hear from integrated health experts who will explore health disparities and clinical strategies for providing inclusive & integrated health services to LGBTQ+ individuals.

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HDR@UCR Receives Funds to Address COVID-related Health Disparities
December 9, 2020 The Latest LPOC Organization

In October, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) awarded a total of $520,000 in funding to the Center for Health Disparities Research at the University of California, Riverside (HDR@UCR) as part of a statewide initiative to address health disparities related to COVID-19.

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Social Determinants of Health Symposium
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

Experts will discuss the inseparable relationship between the social determinants of health and health outcomes. Industry leaders will provide challenges and successes, best practices, and strategies to effectively advance community health.

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Closing Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
October 8, 2020 LPOC Organization

American cities face stubbornly large racial disparities in infant mortality, preterm and low birthweight births along with unacceptable rates of maternal mortality. The Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service (MAMA) program is an innovative, multi-sector initiative that seeks to address the constellation of social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.

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