TITLE

New Program to Fund Minority Scholars Researching Causes, Solutions for Health Disparities

PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;11/13/2000, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of a program to fund minority scholars researching causes and solutions for health disparities. The Center for the Advancement of Health, Washington, has received a $1.5 million, three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to train a new generation of minority scientists in researching causes of health disparities and in developing solutions. These Kellogg scholars, from a variety of disciplines such as economics, sociology, political science and epidemiology, will be asked to examine the causes of health disparities by race, ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status and consider policy solutions.
ACCESSION #
11082553

 

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