Health Equity

The following content on the site has been tagged with the research term "Health Equity."

Faculty Bio

Campus: UMD | Building: SPH | Room: 1242V
Phone: (301) 405-2029 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health Building | Room: 3310E
Phone: (301) 405-9053 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2376
Phone: (301) 405-2526 |
Associate Professor, Behavioral and Community Health
Associate Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity
Other Affiliations: Center for Health Equity, UMD - Not within SPH
Campus: UMD | Building: 4200 Valley Drive, SPH | Room: 1234X
Phone: (301) 405-0818 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1242W
Phone: (301) 405-2789 |
Associate Professor, Family Science
Chair, Undergraduate Program Committee
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142M School of Public Health
Phone: 301.405.4014 |
Professor, Family Science
Director of Maternal and Child Health PhD Program, Senior Associate Director of Maryland Center for Health Equity
Other Affiliations: Center for Health Equity
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health Building | Room: 1142L SPH
Phone: 301.405.8825 |
Affiliate Professor, Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH)
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Other Affiliations: UMD Prevention Research Center
Campus: UMD | Building: Woods Hall | Room: 1111
Phone: (301) 405-1423 |
Professor, Health Services Administration
Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity
Other Affiliations: Center for Health Equity, Public Health Science
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 3302E
Phone: (301) 405-8357 |

Research Projects

Principal Investigator(s): 
Garza, Mary
Sponsor: Cigna Foundation
Despite evidence that early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) effectively prevents premature deaths, racial and ethnic disparities persist and the gap is widening, especially among Blacks. The proposed study is an innovative community-based intervention to promote CRC screening, using the Health...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Thomas, Stephen B.
Sponsor: University of Wisconsin Madison
The National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) will be a nationwide consortium providing the networking and mentorship experiences needed to successfully recruit, engage, and retain a diverse biomedical research workforce and help individuals successfully navigate the entire research career...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Hagberg, James M.
Sponsor: NIH - NHLBI (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)
The Summer Training and Research (STAR) program provides underrepresented undergraduate students with two consecutive 10-wk summer research and career development programs to enhance their potential to apply for and complete graduate degrees in biomedical and behavioral science relevant to...

Multimedia

HAIR Initiative

The Health Advocates In-Reach and Research (HAIR) is a community-based intervention developed by Dr. Stephen B. Thomas and a team of researchers from the Maryland Center for Health Equity at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health in College Park.