Henrietta Lacks' Legacy: A Conversation with the Lacks Family and Dr. Ruth Faden
Save the date to discuss Henrietta Lacks and her legacy to science. Friday, November 14, 2014, 9:45-11:30 am at Northrop Auditorium, University of Minnesota.
Intro to Urban Health Equity 2014
Each year, the Center for Health Equity and the CTSI host a 3-day program focused on urban health equity for incoming medical students. This year, the program was expanded to include dental students.
LGBTQ Newsletter - Pride Edition
In the spirit of Pride, The Center for Health Equity, Program in Health Disparities Research, and Rainbow Health Initiative are releasing the first annual Pride Edition LGBTQ Health Newsletter.
Congratulations URP and ARP Scholars!
Ten undergraduates and nine health science professional students have completed the Summer Undergraduate and Advanced Research Programs.
CTSI Empowers Local Community Organizations to Address Health Issues
Over the past several weeks, ten local organizations enhanced their capacity to develop research projects that address health issues facing their communities.
Learn More about CHE
The Center for Health Equity releases quarterly newsletters as an avenue for highlighting our work and the work of our partners and collaborators.
Funding for Studies of Underserved Populations
Jasjit S. Ahluwalia examines the changes over time in the amount of funding available for studying underserved populations.
Accelerating the Future
To become a national leader in health disparities and minority health research, serving as a resource for research training, community engagement, and research.
Message from the Executive Director
Welcome to the Center for Health Equity (CHE) website. CHE aims to provide opportunities for scholars and community members to partner and conduct research that can promote health equity.
Our researchers are among some of the most distinguished in health disparities research, and our environment prioritizes and supports university-community collaboration. However you have come upon us, as a interested party or a potential partner, we hope you will find what you need to know about CHE from this website.
Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, MD, MPH, MS
Executive Director, Center for Health Equity
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI)