Eliminating Health Disparities: Day 1

The Weekly Jo

Well, technically it’s day 2 for everyone else, but it’s my day one . . . specifically, what I’m grateful for today, are experts with positive intentions for social justice and personal health.

The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit – courtesy the US Department of Health and Human Services (under the leadership of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH))

I had the honor and pleasure of attending a session today on “Operationalizing Culture for Health Disparities Research.”  Operationalization, in social science and humanities, is the process of defining a fuzzy concept so as to make the concept clearly distinguishable or measurable and to understand it in terms of empirical observations (Wikipedia).  If we can do that, then we might be able…

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  1. Pingback: Equitable Healthcare and Elimination of Disparities « Diabetes in the African-American Community

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